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Media interest following the Bush Blitzes of Southest National Park and Bruny Island, Tasmania, 2016

May 18, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Scientists that participated in the Southwest National Park and Bruny Island Bush Blitzes in February 2016 received a great deal of media interest. Bush Blitzer returns with hundreds of specimens - 936 ABC Hobart That's not a smear on a rock…
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Spiders from Kiwirrkurra

April 5, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Dr Barbara Baehr’s results have come through from the Kiwirrkurra Bush Blitz. A memory: Barbara bustles into the little demountable building that was our office at Kiwirrkurra. It is mid-morning, and she has returned from her first day checking the…
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Bush Blitz dives deep

March 1, 2016 by Bush Blitz
From the deserts of central Australia to the wet topics of the top end right down to the alpine areas of Tasmanian Bush Blitz scientists have discovered new species and made thousands of new records. Surveying some of the remotest places in…
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Namadgi National Park ACT and Kosciuszko National Park NSW, 2013

March 1, 2016 by Bush Blitz
In December 2013, a Bush Blitz survey was conducted in parts of Namadgi National Park in the Australian Capital Territory and Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales. In total 807 species were added to those previously recorded from the…
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All abuzz about new Bush Blitz Australian Native bee hotel

March 1, 2016 by Bush Blitz
Canberra is all abuzz about the latest hotel recently opened, this is a hotel with a difference, offering accommodation to a new kind of guest and it's only a short flight from the CBD. It's not the usual hotel you…
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Fact check: are 75% of Australia’s living species unknown?

January 1, 2016 by Bush Blitz
On National Threatened Species Day 2014, ABC Fact Check investigated whether Australia really does only know about a quarter of its plants and animals. The verdict? The claim checks out.
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