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"Human Niche Construction: Noongar Evidence in Pre-colonial Southwestern Australia"

Alison Lullfitz, Joe Dortch, Stephen D. Hopper, Carol Pettersen, Ron (Doc) Reynolds, and David Guilfoyle use the lens of Human Niche Construction theory to examine Noongar (an indigenous people of southwestern Australia) relationships with southwestern Australian flora, and suggest influences of these relationships on contemporary botanical patterns in this global biodiversity hotspot.

Invasion of the Cane Toad in Australia

As cane-growers in Gordonvale grew concerned about crop damage caused by French cane beetles, Australia’s Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations decided to introduce the cane toad to Australia, where it soon became a plague.

Western Australia's Native Flora Protection Act