Crocodile survey at Augustus Island

In early July, David Woods from the Department of Environment and Conservation and Ruchira Somaweera from Biologic along with two traditional owners (Pedro Palacios and Erwin Kibily), conducted a survey for crocodiles at Augustus Island, Western Australia. Augustus Island is the largest of the Kimberley islands off the north-west coast of Western Australia and one […]

New populations of Airlie Island Ctenotus

The Airlie Island Ctenotus (Ctenotus angusticeps) is a little-known scincid species, previously only recognised from three locations: Airlie Island, Thangoo Station and Port Hedland, all along the north-west coast of Western Australia. In May 2012, Biologic undertook a nine day targeted field survey to search for this species along the coast between Onslow and Broome […]

World Crocodile Conference

Biologic’s Dr Ruchira Somaweera was the Deputy Conference Director at the ‘World Crocodile Conference’ ( held recently in Sri Lanka. This annual international event, organized by the IUCN/SSC Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG), was attended by over 150 participants. The CSG is a worldwide network of biologists, wildlife managers, government officials, independent researchers, NGO representatives, farmers […]