Hayley Rechter

Hayley Rechter

Dec 16, 2016

Group 6 Copy 29
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    There is a large colony of little penguins in the trendy suburb of St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia. These penguins do not travel outside Port Phillip Bay, making them ideal birds to study and understand how they can overcome challenges to foraging and breeding in an enclosed environment. We hope to develop better conservation plans for the impact of El Niño on these fascinating birds living in the middle of one of Australia's largest cities.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

    Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

    Creating a Genetic Circuit Control Toolbox

    Synthetic biology studies the design of genetic circuits to program cells to solve problems in areas like medicine...