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Toads on the evolutionary road

RICK SHINE & TERRY LANE

22 October 2016

Can evolution be used to control the spread of cane toads? In this 2005 interview, biologist Rick Shine reports from the field

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On the frontline: Sydney University’s Rick Shine. Supplied photo

On the frontline: Sydney University’s Rick Shine. Supplied photo


Rick Shine, Professor of Evolutionary Biology at the University of Sydney, was this week awarded the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for his work on cane toads and evolution. The previous week, he picked up this year’s NSW Premier’s Science Prize. In this interview, first broadcast in 2005 on Radio National’s The National Interest, he discusses his research with broadcaster Terry Lane.

Duration: 15 mins 10 secs

Producer: Peter Mares

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