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  1. Biodiversity Science project: ANT-vasion

    Ant invasions are inevitable. They come for the dryness and warmth of your home and stay for the yummy crumbs they find in your kitchen. And these ants can be a real headache to try and get rid of. That is why many people turn to harmful strong chemicals. But when you use these chemicals, you are not only putting your family and pets at risk for cross contamination but they also end up going outside into your own backyard and in turn hurt the surrounding environment...

  2. Site Page: Using the ALA in the classroom to celebrate traditional knowledge and culture – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 14th February 2018 Former teacher and CSIRO’s Indigenous STEM Program Coordinator Geoff Guymer has a wealth of experience teaching in classrooms across Australia and loves using the ALA. When Geoff was teaching Science and Mathematics at a high school in Altona in Victoria, he frequently used the ALA in the classroom. One example is a game he developed for the students to play as part of the school’s annual celebration of Indigenous culture...

  3. Site Page: IdentifyLife launched at the International Botanical Congress – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 28th July 2011 Atlas of Living Australia Media Release “The beginning of wisdom is to call a thing by its right name.” Chinese proverb IdentifyLife was launched at 1.00pm on Thursday 28th July at the International Botanical Congress in Melbourne, a gathering of botanists from across the world. The IdentifyLife project is bringing together a huge range of identification keys […] Atlas of Living Australia Media Release “The beginning of wisdom is to call a thing by its right name...

  4. Site Page: Using ALA in the classroom – Classification – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 6th March 2018 Former teacher and CSIRO’s Indigenous STEM Program Coordinator Geoff Guymer has a wealth of experience teaching in classrooms across Australia and loves using the ALA. This article outlines how he used the ALA in a Year 8 classroom, in Victoria, to help teach classification. Using his experience working in remote communities in the Northern Territory, Geoff gave the classification activity a local Indigenous focus...

  5. Site Page: The Tracks App: a bi-lingual mobile app exploring biodiversity in an indigenous context – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 22nd March 2018 Rangers from the Central Land Council (CLC) now have the capacity to track threatened species in both English and Warlpiri as part of a comprehensive data collection, storage and management system supported by the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA). On Monday this week the Central Land Council rangers and other staff joined Australia’s Threatened Species Commissioner Dr Sally Box near Alice Springs to launch The Tracks App at the annual ranger camp...

  6. Site Page: Spotlight on ALA Users – Three key contributors – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 4th June 2019 We’ve received some really interesting images in the ALA recently. People have a variety of reasons for contributing their data. Wanting to share their knowledge with others, using it as a place to store a wealth of species information and wanting to take part in citizen science are just a few motivating factors that drive people to upload sightings directly to the ALA. Here we showcase three different users and their images...

  7. Site Page: DNA key to identifying eggs in museum collections – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 15th January 2021 A new study shows how the scientific value of collections can be improved by DNA technologies that provide high-confidence taxonomic identifications of specimens. There are 24,000 clutches of bird eggs from more than 1,000 species in the Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC). Here are the eggs used in this study. Image credit: ANWC, CSIRO...

  8. Site Page: Hints and tips – Atlas of Living Australia

    Learn about: File naming Embedding metadata Digitising photographic slides Photographing through clear plastic envelopes Focus stacking Copyright, museums and volunteers Download: Basic Phocus Processing Workflow [.pdf 2.8MB] for guidance on using Hasselblad Phocus software to convert the Hasselblad RAW files (courtesy of Les Walkling) Notes on Reprographic Photography [...

  9. Site Page: Returning to the remote Country of the Ngandi People – Atlas of Living Australia

    Posted on 9th June 2015 ** This post has been written and produced by the Yugul Mangi Rangers of south-east Arnhem Land, with Emilie Ens and Mitchell Scott (Macquarie University, Sydney). Aboriginal people manage some of Australia’s most remote and difficult to access parts of Australia. Limited access by people can mean that environmental threats such as intense wildfire and invasive species take hold...

  10. Support article: What are environmental and contextual spatial layers?

    What are spatial layers? In the context of the Spatial Portal of the Atlas of Living Australia, we use ‘layers’ to describe the concept of a surface draped over the landscape, where the spatial extent can be from a few tens of square kilometres to global scale. We have several hundred layers from ~70 data providers...