PAPER: NEW MOUSE SPIDER SPECIES - 26.05.14
Phoenix' Danilo Harms and Volker Framenau, together with Laura Miglia (Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Brazil) and Mark Harvey (WA Museum), have just published a paper describing four new Mouse Spider species from Western Australia. More...

CLIMATE WATCH SCIENTIST OF THE MONTH - VOLKER FRAMENAU - 16.05.14
Phoenix is proud to announce that Dr Volker Framenau has been named the Climate Watch scientist of the month, for May 2104. More...

KIMBERLEYS BIODIVERSITY PROJECT - 28.01.14

Phoenix has recently been engaged to support a large-scale biodiversity project conducted in the Kimberly region of Western Australia by providing taxonomic services to identify spiders.

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NEW BARROW ISLAND PAPERS - 11.12.13

Barrow Island’s unique environment is the subject of ongoing studies and new discoveries.

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ISOPOD TAXONOMIST JOINS PHOENIX - 17.05.13
Phoenix Environmental Sciences announces the employment of WA’s well-known isopod taxonomist, Dr Simon Judd. More...

PHOENIX ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES WELCOMES SENIOR BOTANIST BADEN SADLO - 18.02.13
Phoenix is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Baden Sadlo, effective January 21, 2013 as manager of the botany section. More...

PHOENIX NOW OFFERING BOTANY SERVICES - 18.02.13

Phoenix is pleased to announce the establishment of our botany service line to facilitate our company’s growth via expansion into complementary service areas.

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PHD ON MYGALOMORPH SPIDERS - 25.01.13
Phoenix’s Leanda Mason recently enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. program at the University of Western Australia (UWA), investigating anthropogenic effects on selected mygalomorph spider populations and communities in the Perth basin and Darling Scarp. More...

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS ASSOCIATION NEWS - 30.08.12
Phoenix is proud to announce that Karen Crews, Director and General Manager, was last night elected to the Environmental Consultant's Association (ECA) committee at their Annual General Meeting. More...

ANKETELL POINT PORT RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL - 30.08.12
The new Anketell Point multi-user port facility, near Karratha, has been recommended for approval by the EPA. More...

SCORPIONID JOINS FORCES WITH PHOENIX ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES - 07.08.12
Phoenix Environmental Sciences is proud to announce they're joining forces with Dr Erich Volschenk’s ScorpionID, a business conducting taxonomic identifications of arachnids, mainly scorpions. More...

DR VOLKER FRAMENAU WELCOMES NEW ‘SPIDERLING’ KATYA - 07.08.12
Phoenix Environmental Sciences congratulates Dr Volker Framenau, his partner Melissa Thomas and his children Yannick and Bianca for the birth of their new family member, Katya Framenau, born on 30 June 2012. More...

EPA REQUESTS SPECIMEN SUBMISSIONS - 07.08.12
As part of policy and practise review, the Environmental Protection Authority has determined that all subterranean fauna specimens collected as part of the Environmental Impact Assessment process should be lodged with the WA museum to support the efficiency and timeliness of the process. More...

SPIDER NAMED AFTER PHOENIX DIRECTOR - 01.08.12
Spider named after one of Phoenix’s directors A subterranean spider from Western Australia was recently named after Phoenix’s Dr Volker Framenau. More...

PHOENIX ACCEPTED TO MAIN ROADS PANEL FOR PROVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - 11.07.12
Main Roads WA recently tendered for suitably qualified consultants to gain a position on their Panel for the Provision of Environmental and Heritage Services. More...

NEW PUBLICATION ON URODACUS BY ERICH VOLSCHENK - 11.07.12
 Phoenix is pleased to announce Dr Erich Volschenk's recent publication of a paper via the American Museum of Natural History. More...

RYAN ELLIS PUBLISHES ON WOLF SPIDERS - 19.03.12
Phoenix Zoologist Ryan Ellis recently published an article on the life history of Australian, in particular Western Australian, Wolf Spiders (family Lycosidae) in the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) magazine Landscope. More...

NEW PUBLICATION ON CHINESE WOLF SPIDERS BY DR VOLKER FRAMENAU - 19.03.12

New publication on Chinese wolf spiders by Dr Volker Framenau

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DR VOLKER FRAMENAU JOINS PHOENIX BOARD OF DIRECTORS - 19.03.12

Phoenix is pleased to announce that effective 1 March 2012, Dr Volker Framenau has joined Karen Crews and Jarrad Clark as a shareholder on the Board of Directors of Phoenix Environmental Sciences.

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CONFERENCE OVERVIEW - 21.12.11

  Dr Peter Langlands of Phoenix Environmental Sciences was one of over 650 people who attended the annual conference of the Ecological Society of Australia between 12-25 November in Hobart.

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NEW PUBLICATIONS - 21.12.11

Dr Peter Langlands has recently had three papers published in different Australian journals. These papers are all an outcome of his PhD research.

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NEW PUBLICATIONS - 21.09.11

Volker Framenau has recently published a paper describing a new genus of orb-weaving spider, Lariniophora.

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NEW PUBLICATION - 19.07.11

Together with respected colleauges from the Western Australian Museum, the University of Western Australia and Biota Environmental Sciences, Phoenix's Manager of the Terrestrial Invertebrate division, Dr Volker Framenau, has recently published a viewpoint paper in Invertebrate Systematics on the role of environmental impact assessments in supporting systematic and taxonomic research on short-range endemic invertebrates.

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CHIEF SCIENTIST'S SCIENCE INVESTIGATION AWARDS - 24.06.11
Phoenix is pleased to announce that Jarrad Clark, Director and Vertebrate Fauna Section Manager, has been invited join the judging panel for the 2011 “Chief Scientist’s Science Investigation Awards (SIA)” which celebrates outstanding performance by high school students throughout the Perth region. More...

15TH ICM CONFERENCE, JULY 2011 - 23.05.11

This year’s 15th International Congress of Myriapodology presents an exciting opportunity for Phoenix Environmental Sciences for two reasons: we are sponsoring the event, and we are bringing a fascinating presentation to the forum!   Phoenix is proud to be a sponsor of Australia’s first conference on Myriapodology, to be held in Brisbane, 17 – 22 July, 2011.

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FITZGERALD RIVER NATIONAL PARK SUMMER SURVEY COMPLETE - 22.12.10

WE HAVE JUST COMPLETED THE FIRST OF TWO PHASES OF VERTEBRATE FAUNA AND SRE SURVEYS AT FITZGERALD RIVER NATIONAL PARK...

 

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DECEMBER 2010 - NEW SENIOR STAFF APPOINTED - 21.12.10
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PHOENIX EXPANDS INTO THE NORTHERN TERRITORY - 17.11.10
Phoenix was recently awarded a contract to assess the potential for subterranean fauna to reside within an area of the western Carpentaria region of the Northern Territory. More...

PHOENIX WINS DEC COMMISSIONED FITZGERALD RIVER NP FAUNA AND SRE SURVEYS - 22.10.10

Phoenix is very proud to annouce that it was the successful tenderer for the recently offered Fitzgerald River National Park vertebrate fauna and SRE surveys to be undertaken as part of the park's Improvement Plan.

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PHOENIX IS THE 2010 GOLDEN GECKO AWARD RECIPIENT - 03.09.10

Phoenix is proud to announce that on wednesday night we received the 2010 Golden Gecko Award with Crosslands Resources for our research involving the Schedule 1 trap-door spider species Idiosoma nigrum.

 

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SRE RESEARCH PROJECT AT KARIJINI NATIONAL PARK - 31.05.10

Phoenix's Conor O'Neill recently helped the DEC's Brad Durrant with field work for a BHP funded research project at Karijini National Park in the central Pilbara. 

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IDIOSOMA NIGRUM RESEARCH ONGOING - 31.05.10

 Our research into the effects of exploration activities in the Schedule One trap-door spider species, Idiosoma nigrum, continues at Jack Hills and Weld Range in the Midwest region of Western Australia, approximately 150 km west of Meekathara and 60km NW of Cue.

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STRATEGIC ALLIANCE - 31.05.10
 Phoenix has developed a strong relationship over the previous two years with G & G Environmental. More...

GRACEFUL SUNMOTH SURVEYS FOR ROE AND KWINANA HIGHWAYS - 31.05.10

Phoenix has completed all Graceful Sun Moth (Synemon Gratiosa) surveys for the Kwinana Freeway third lane project and Roe Highway Extension Project.

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TROGLOFAUNA HABITAT MONITORING PROJECT - 31.05.10
Phoenix has worked with closely with its client FerrAus PL and the Department of Environment and Conservation to develop a Troglofauna Habitat Monitoring Program to investigate the effect of the Robinson Range mining project over time. More...