Dingoes have gotten bigger over the last 80 years – and pesticides might be to blame

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used,…

Science stimulates rare tree surge

The population of a critically endangered plant species only found on the NSW north coast has…

New Guinea named world’s most plant-rich island

Nearly 100 researchers have completed a comprehensive study of plant life on the island of New…

Whale ‘snot’ reveals likely poor health during migration

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in…

Deadpool fly among new species

During the past year CSIRO scientists have given scientific names to 165 new species, including tributes…

Mullumbimby landholders and conservationists tackling ‘highly-flammable’ exotic bamboo species to protect koalas

After 5,000 hectares in the Nightcap and surrounding National Parks were devastated in the Black Summer…

Saving koalas requires a bold new vision

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes Environment Minister Matt Kean’s pledge to double the state’s koala population…

How a scientific spat over how to name species turned into a big plus for nature

Two years ago Professor Les Christidis of Southern Cross University and Professor Stephen Garnett of Charles…

Global Survey reveals shark populations are healthiest in Australia

Shark populations are thriving across Australia’s coral reefs despite a widespread decline throughout the rest of…

One of the World’s Largest Fish Develops from a Tiny Larval Mola Sunfish

World First Identification of a larval Mola alexandrini by Australian and New Zealand ScientistsAustralian and New Zealand…

Queensland’s whales and turtles to benefit from plastics ban

Australia’s leading ocean conservation group has congratulated the Queensland government for tabling laws that will ban…

Will new private logging rules fail Koalas again?

New rules proposed for private land logging will result in continued decline of koala populations, particularly…

Port Macquarie landholders planting koala trees and habitat for rehabilitating animals at Koala Hospital

After the devastation of the Black Summer bushfires decimated the Port Macquarie koala population, local conservationists…

Commercially fished shark species declared critically endangered 

The Australian appetite for shark meat, commonly referred to as ‘flake’, continues to drive species to…

Koala report release must be a game changer for more habitat protection or koalas on track for extinction

The Report from the NSW Upper House Inquiry into the State’s Koala Populations and their Habitat…

Kanagraroo Island Dunnart recovery supported by Citizen Scientists across the country

A record number of citizen scientists have answered the call to assist in bushfire recovery efforts…

DPIE support for Great Koala National Park welcomed

The North East Forest Alliance welcomes the Department of Planning Industry and Environment’s (DPIE) identification of…

Our bees mean the world to us

World Bee Day raises awareness about the essential role these hardworking insects play as pollinators.Minister for…

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