Monday, September 3, 2012

September is National Biodiversity Month

Litoria caerulea - Australian Green Tree Frog by Trevor Dennis
Australian gull 070622-1535 by Tony Rodd
Biodiversity Month aims to promote the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world. If you are interested in finding out more about biodiversity, have a look at some of the great resources you can find at JCU Library, such as:

Biodiversity and conservation (ejournal)
Biodiversity and traditional knowledge: Equitable partnerships in practice (ebook)
Biodiversity monitoring in Australia (book)
Biodiversity: An introduction (ebook)

JCU Townsville campus hosts the Centre For Tropical Biodiversity & Climate Change, check out their website to find out about their research activities. Also online, you can find out about biodiversity in Queensland, and the Australian Government's approach to the conservation of Australia's biodiversity.

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