Science is at the heart of everything we do
Our scientific work goes beyond the traditional scope of conservation to tackle Australia’s toughest environmental challenges. From pioneering techniques to restore lost shellfish reefs in the south, to innovative fire programs at a vast scale in the north, our science work constantly pushes the practice of conservation forward. We have more than 400 scientists spread across the world working hands-on with nature, discovering smarter ways of protecting endangered species and their fragile environments.
Here in Australia, our team includes highly qualified, experienced and published experts in their fields, so we’re in good hands to achieve our conservation goals.
Find out more about our scientists like Director of Conservation (Australia) Dr James Fitzsimons and Senior Lead Scientist (global) Dr Eddie Game.
Support our science
Become a Conservation Champion and make a regular donation to The Nature Conservancy Australia.