Healthy ecosystems: Dingo ecology in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, 2013 – 2015
Daniel Hunter's PhD project at the University of New South Wales, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences. Supervisor: A/Prof Mike Letnic. Co-supervisor: Dr Rosalie Chapple.
To build understanding about the effects of high-level predators (e.g. dingoes, foxes, cats and quolls) on small to medium-sized mammals as well as larger macropods and how this, in turn, can induce trophic cascades and influence other aspects of ecology.
- Blue Mountains Dingo Research, Dan Hunter, Abstract
- Presentation, Dan Hunter, 19 May 2014
- ABC Radio National podcast, 6 November 2015
- UNSW’s “Wild Researchers” photography exhibition
- WildMelbourne, 1 June 2015
- ABC Science Show podcast, 3 January 2015
Dan’s documentary film, Battle in the Bush, explores the role of predators in Australian forests: