By Nathan Beerkens,
Field Ecologist and Community Coordinator

Arid Recovery has had a big year in the spotlight, including articles in the New York Times Magazine, The Economist, The Atlantic, an in-flight mag, Totally Wild kids TV, a new book, ABC TV and Radio, Triple J, and even in a French documentary.

Stories have ranged from feral cats, to bilbies, quolls, conservation ethics and applied research. In case you missed them, here are some of the stories, podcasts and TV  that our work was featured in:


The New York Times Magazine – Australia is Deadly Serious About Killing Millions of Cats

The Economist – How to train rare animals to avoid predators

The Atlantic – When Conservationists Kill Lots (and Lots) of Animals

The Advertiser – Glimpse into life helping threatened animals at Arid Recovery’s Roxby Downs reserve

Science Magazine – Fear the cats! Bold project teaches endangered Australian animals to avoid deadly predator

The Lead – Australian rat bounces back from brink of extinction

The Advertiser – Revealing the faces of some of our most amazing minds: Women in Innovation Award finalists named

Roxby Downs Chronicle – Bilbies getting smarter!


Among the Pigeons: Why our cats belong indoors. By: John L. Read


Aussie Wildlife Show – Nathan Beerkens Field Ecologist / Arid Recovery

Top of Mind with Julie Rose – Australia is Killing Off Two Million Feral Cats in an Attempt to Save Native Species

Wildlife, Cake and Cocktails – Recovering Australia’s Threatened Species: A Book of Hope #2 Mammal Case Studies


ARTE – Le chat, ce tueur si mignon (French documentary; translated title – ‘The Cat: A killer so cute’)

Totally Wild – Season 25, Episode 91 (burrowing bettong monitoring)

In-Flight Mag:

Alliance Airlines – December 2018/January 2019 edition

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