Members of the lab include staff and students based at CQUniversity, as well as collaborators from around the globe. We focus on exploring ways to foster co-existence between humans and wildlife. This involves examining the nature of human attitudes toward wildlife, the impact of humans on wildlife, and finding solutions to resolving the conflict. Our lab seeks to develop and test innovative ways to non-lethally manage Australian carnivores, as well as exploring ways to resolve the human elements of conflict in a way that meets the needs and views of all stakeholders.
In a new publication led by Lily van Eeden, we looked at historical attitudes of graziers across Australia in theREAD MORE
The West Australian Government announced that in 2019 they were going to declare the dingo no longer a native AustralianREAD MORE
The way we decide to define and label species has implications for how these species are managed- particularly by governmentsREAD MORE
Welcome to the Smith Human-wildlife Coexistence Lab, based at CQUniversity. We are launching this lab in 2019, and hoping toREAD MORE