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The Centre for Ecosystem Management is one of ECU’s most productive research centres. Our researchers have diverse research interests that include ecology and ecohydrology, conservation biology and biodiversity, ecological restoration, and sustainability and health. The breadth of the Centre’s research interests allows us to work in a truly interdisciplinary fashion, with partners both within and outside of the University.  For more information on the Centre’s activities, you can view our latest Prospectus here.

Research Themes

The Centre for Ecosystem Management is involved in a wide range of research activities across our four research themes.

News & events

Aussie digging mammals vital to iconic Tuarts

How can a tiny Quenda help save towering Tuarts?  It's all in the diet...

Gould’s goanna is commonly eaten in Indigenous communities, but can contain high levels of rat poison. Robert A. Davis

Australia's reptiles may be spreading rat poison through the food chain

Humans and endangered native species could be at risk from potentially deadly rat poisons according to new research from ECU.

One of the four new species identified as part of ECU research.

Four new species of a tiny, blind crustacean you’ll never see

Researchers from Edith Cowan University have discovered four new species of tiny, blind crustaceans in aquifers beneath the Pilbara Region in remote Western Australia.

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