Project: 1.4

Disease and faunal declines

Project Leaders: Ben Phillips

Researchers are working with on-ground management authorities to help control three wildlife diseases that threaten our fauna: chytrid fungus, toxoplasmosis and myrtle rust, and to prevent the extinction of affected species.  

Read more: National approach required for myrtle rust threat
                     The other kind of invasive species      

Image: Xanthostemon oppositifolius by Dr Geoff Pegg