Monday Nov 27, 2023

Tasmania’s Macquarie Harbour hosts one of Australia’s most unique species that sadly teeters on the brink of extinction. University of Tasmania researcher Dr David Moreno joins Extinct to discuss the endangered Maugean Skate and why its population has rapidly declined in recent years.
Produced on Turrbal land.

Monday Jul 10, 2023

In late 2015 and early 2016, millions of mangrove trees in northern Australia suddenly died. This dieback event had significant implications for the health of the country’s coastal ecosystems that we’re still feeling today. Mangrove ecologist Dr Norman Duke joins Extinct to discuss what led to so many mangrove trees dying, and what this means for our future.
Produced on Turrbal land.

Monday Jun 12, 2023

The Thylacine (Tasmanian Tiger) famously went extinct after the last known individual died in 1936 - but what if we brought it back? Epigeneticist Professor Andrew Pask joins Extinct to talk about de-extinction and why reviving this Australian icon is crucial.
Produced on Turrbal land.
Read more about the Thylacine Integrated Genomic Restoration Research Lab: https://tigrrlab.science.unimelb.edu.au/

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