Tasmanian researcher turns her work into children’s book, ABC Tasmania Link PDF


ABC Evening News: Vanishing point Art Exhibition. April 2015. Video

New Zealand Evening News Channel 3: Interview on gull research.  5 December 2007. Link  | Video

Hook, Line & Sinker – The Deep End at UTAS: Interview on gull research.  20 May 2007.

ABC Evening News: City seagulls bulk up.  29 March 2006. Video

ABC Natural History Unit: Heard Island documentary 2002.

CNN: Deadly Sanctuary, interview with Gary Streiker. 28 July 1998.

News Travel Network: Midway travel story, hosted by Vicki Liviakas. April 1998.

CNN Earth Matters: Midway pollutants story. 24 March 1996.

National Geographic Special: Great Lakes, Fragile Seas, narrated by Joseph Campanella. 1991.

TBS/PBS World of Audubon: Great Lakes, Bitter Legacy, hosted by James Earl Jones. 1991.


LaTrobe University Bulletin: Supersize me – the effects of junk food on seagulls.  9/2005. Link 

Smithsonian: Where the Gooney Birds Are, by Timothy Foote. 9/2001: 88-98. Link 

Travel Intelligence: Call of the Gooneys, by Richard Newton.  1/2001. PDF

Mare: Die Insel der Bruchpiloten, by Hans-Christof Wachter. 10-11/1999. 16: 45-57. Link : PDF

Latitude 38: Midway Island. 1/1998: 138-139.

Wildbird: It’s Tough to Leave Midway – Especially if You’re Human, by Joan Conrow. 4/1997. PDF


The Mercury (Hobart): Book review, Garbage Guts, by Don Knowler. 25 October 2014. PDF

The Mercury (Hobart):  Takeaway fish, hold the greasy chips, by Sam Rosewarne.  29 July 2009. PDF

The Mercury (Hobart):  Gulled into being Garbivores. Don Knowler. 16 August 2008.  PDF

Sunday Star Times (NZ):  Fast food makes for fat birds, by Mary Jane Boland.  2 December 2007. 

Sunday Tasmanian:  Fast-foot threat to gulls, by Don Knowler.  7 October 2007. Link

The Mercury (Hobart): Grease-gulping gulls face a population nosedive, by Glenn Cordingley.  17 July 2007. PDF

The Manly Daily (Sydney): Gull food for thought by Liz McDougall. 14 July 2007. PDF

The Mercury: Scientist in a Flap over fat Tasmanian seagulls. PDF

The Australian Higher Education Section:  Diet reduces urban silver gulls, by Bruce Montgomery.  4 July 2007. PDF

The Age: Urban gulls supersizing on human left-overs, by Andrew Darby.  4 July 2007. PDF

Sydney Morning Herald: When chips are down health of urban gulls takes a dive, by Andrew Darby.  4 July 2007. PDF

The Times (London) Higher Education Supplement: Fast food fattens feathered friends, by Geoff Maslen. 21 April 2006. Link PDF

The Weekend Australian: Diet takes flight.  1-2 April 2006. PDF

ABC News Online: City gulls Bulk up. 29 March 2006. Link : PDF

The Age: When the chips are down, by Geoff Maslen.  27 March 2006. PDF

The Mercury (Hobart):  Don't junk seagulls, say researcher, Anne Mater. 1 Nov 2005. PDF 

The Age: Why do so many gulls leave a tip after eating out? by Geoff Strong.  26 September 2005. PDF

Sydney Morning Herald: Wild birds not so gullible as their beach buddies – or as super-sized.  26 September 2005. PDF

Herald Sun:  Scrap diet hurting seagulls, by Liam Houlihan.  24 September 2005. PDF

Los Angeles Times: No Fly Zone, by Pete Thomas. 28 July 2000. Link : PDF

Los Angeles Times: Life in a Fishbowl, by Pete Thomas. 25 August 2000. Link : PDF

Bay City Times: Bird Lady, interview by Tom Gilchrist. 23 August 1994. PDF

Detroit Free Press Magazine: Blue Water Diary, by Gerald Volgenau. 25 August 1991.


ABC Hobart: Live interview on plastic injestion in seabirds. September 2016. Audio

ABC Nth Tasmania: Engaging with primary school students, creating litter critters and teaching awareness of marine debris with NRM: August 2015. Audio

ABC Hobart: Interview on promotion of 'Vanishing point' exhibition. April 2015. Audio

ABC Hobart: Live interview on promotion of Garbage Guts children's book. 4 Septmeber 2014. Audio

ABC Melbourne Red Symon’s Breakfast Show.  What you might find in an albatross’ stomach.  1 December 2009. Audio

2UE George and Paul Show: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Illawarra: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Canberra: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Melbourne: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Sydney: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Queensland: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC Newcastle: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

6PR Perth: Live interview on gull research. 4 July 2007.

ABC 936: Doctoral research live interview by Annie Warburton. 19 April 2006. Audio

ABC Queensland: Live interview on gull research.  3 April 2006.

ABC News Online, Radio National (Australia): Hobarts seagulls get fat from to many hot chips.  29 March 2006. Audio : Text

National Public Radio (USA) by PBS on Midway Island. 14 September 1998. Audio