2015: Unlocking the secrets of the Kimberley

State-of-the-art research centre honours Sir David Attenborough

The David Attenborough Field Research Station was officially opened by the Western Australian Minister for the Environment, the Hon Albert Jacob MLA.

The station was named in recognition of Sir David Attenborough’s role in inspiring science-based conservation across the planet.

It is located in the rugged sandstone gorges of the Artesian Range, in a lost world – one of the last remaining areas on mainland Australia to have suffered almost no mammal extinctions. Here AWC researchers search to unravel the secrets that allow wildlife to persist in this remote part of the continent.

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