Published: Tuesday, 05 June 2018 02:51
Millions of metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year.
While research like this has helped raise the profile of plastic as a pollutant, there is still a big gap between plastic ingestion research and marine wildlife conservation.
Read more: Linking plastic ingestion research with marine wildlife conservation
Published: Tuesday, 29 May 2018 23:33
Crowdfunding is helping to protect endangered species such as the African elephant, the black rhinoceros and the Bornean orangutan.
A University of Queensland-led study has revealed the practice is funding conservation worldwide, including in countries with high global conservation priorities, such as Indonesia and Costa Rica.
Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions PhD researcher Eduardo Gallo-Cajiao said crowdfunding had harnessed the power of the internet to magnify the power of public appeals.
Read more: Crowdfunding supports biodiversity conservation around the world