Tag: University of Sydney

Saving Tasmania’s handfish

A fundraising appeal was launched in December aimed at supporting the work of researchers from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, CSIRO, and the University of Sydney in their effort to save Tasmania’s endangered handfish species from extinction. The Tasmanian state government committed $10,000 towards the Handfish Conservation Project, […]

ESSAY: The Importance of Reducing Stocking Density to Improve Broiler Welfare

Introduction As global meat consumption continues to rise and consumers show ever more interest in the origin of their food, maintenance of the welfare of production animals has never before been so important (Decuypere et al., 2010). Of all the production animals, broiler chickens are the most intensively farmed, often […]