ARCUE, in collaboration with VicRoads, are undertaking a study of the road-crossing behaviour and habitat use of Brush-tailed Phascogales in the Watson’s Creek area (near the Sugarloaf Reservoir between Hurstbridge and Yarra Glen, NE of Melbourne). Brush-tailed Phascogales are small (approximately 200g, and about the size of a rat), arboreal, carnivorous marsupials from the [...]
ARCUE and the City of Melbourne hosted a Public Open Forum on “Biodiversity and the City” in early December 2012. The forum attracted over 200 members of the general public who came to the Melbourne Town Hall to hear a number of speakers talking about a range of issues and opportunities related to this topic. [...]
ARCUE is recognised across Australia and overseas as a centre of excellence studying the effects of urbanisation and associated developments on the natural environment. It is essential that this knowledge and understanding be disseminated to the community to achieve sustainable human settlements. In the past we have done this by training students, publishing the results [...]
The unprecedented growth of cities and towns around the world, coupled with the unknown effects of global change, has created an urgent need to increase ecological understanding of human settlements, in order to develop inhabitable, sustainable cities and towns in the future. Although there is a wealth of knowledge regarding the understanding of human organisation [...]
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