All organisms release DNA into the environment. Sampling and analysing this environmental DNA (eDNA) promises an elegant solution to detect…
Last week several Biologic staff members attended the Biodiversity Conference 2021, at The University Club of Western Australia.
The themes for this year’s conference were Indigenous Stewardship, Restoration and Conservation, Threats and Their Impact, Trends and Conditions, Technology and Innovation, and Our Biodiversity Assets.
Dozens of speakers presented over the course of 3 days, including the following presentations by Biologic Staff:
Dr Giulia Perina – Bathynellacea (Crusacea): A diverse subterranean group in Australian aquifers. What we know and what we need for conservation
Dr Joel Huey – Environmental DNA for targeted environmental surveys
Dr Juliana Pille Arnold – Floral resource energetics in the surrounding landscape drives abundance of bees in woodland remnants
Dr Nihara Gunawardene – The value of small urban bushlands and the importance of documenting and preserving biodiversity in the suburbs
Shae Callan – A new framework for 3D modelling of subterranean fauna habitats
We thank the conference hosts and organisers for the chance to present, and look forward to more opportunities to showcase our work and our team.
For further information about the presentations please contact our admin team, abstracts for each presentation can be found here https://biodiversity2021.com/program/