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Orange-bellied parrot shows signs of recovery

Monitoring of the Orange-bellied Parrot breeding population at Melaleuca, TWWHA On the brink of extinction, the Orange-bellied Parrot (OBP) has been ranked one of the world’s rarest and most endangered species, with fewer than 200 individuals remaining. This small green ‘grass parrot’ with its distinctive orange belly is endemic to

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Partnership puts spotlight on keeping it clean for frogs

A ground-breaking project aimed at tracking Tasmania’s frog populations will help ensure Tasmania’s wilderness remains an important global refuge against chytrid, a deadly fungus that is decimating frog populations and causing species extinctions worldwide. A partnership between NRM South, Hydro Tasmania and DPIPWE has provided the opportunity for Wildlife Disease

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