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Romane H. Cristescu

Romane H. Cristescu

Posdoc in Ecology, University of the Sunshine Coast
I am an ecologist with a wide range of interests in developing new methodologies in conservation to achieve results more accurately and efficiently - including using detection dogs or remote surveys ; landscape ecology ; restoration ecology ; conservation genetics ; fauna responses to habitat loss and fragmentation ; wildlife/human conflicts ; interactions and synergies in threats to endangered species and emerging infectious diseases in wildlife. I worked with spectacular and interesting animals including gorillas, dolphins and koalas.

I qualified as a veterinarian in France with a wildlife specialisation. I hold a Mater in genetics and a PhD in Ecology with the University of New South Wales. I worked as an advisor on Mine Closure / Rehabilitation in the Mining Industry, where I continued my research on restoration ecology.

I am a founding member of USC Detection Dogs for Conservation. I work especially with my dog Maya, trained on the target odour “koala poo” as a a Postdoc Research Fellow at USC in Dr Frere’s lab.

Scientists find burnt, starving koalas weeks after the bushfires

Mar 16, 2020 06:22 am UTC| Nature

The plight of koalas during the recent bushfire crisis made headlines here and abroad. But the emergency for our wildlife is not over. Koalas that survived the flames are now dying from starvation, dehydration, smoke...

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