Biodiversity

More than 50,000 Australian species remain undiscovered. This is how scientists plan to find them

Between 7% and 10% of all species on Earth occur in Australia. Image: REUTERS/David Gray

Kevin Thiele

Adjunct Associate Professor, The University of Western Australia

Jane Melville

Senior Curator, Terrestrial Vertebrates, Museums Victoria

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