Koalas need increased protection, not more of the same

The North East Forest Alliance has described the latest Natural Resources Commission (NRC) report that denies…

New research reveals rat and mice poisons killing endangered owls

New BirdLife Australia research has revealed rat and mice poisons are having a devastating impact on…

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Investigating Frog DeathsIn late July scientists became aware of reports of dying frogs, many of them…

Loved to death: Australian sandalwood is facing extinction in the wild

Australian Sandalwood has proven too popular for its own good. As it continues to be over-harvested,…

Australia 7th in global rankings for plastic reduction

A new global comparison of plastics waste management has been released overnight, with Australia scoring 7th…

The fishy business of artificial reefs

UNSW scientists have uncovered why artificial reefs attract more small foraging fish, or baitfish, than natural…

Breakthrough in mosquito suppression

October 7, 2021In a first for the Southern Hemisphere, researchers have shown a bacteria can successfully…

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Western Australia Forest DecisionThe ABC news headline “Logging of WA native forests to be banned under…

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Cat ContainmentFor years cat owners have been urged to keep their pets indoors or confined to…

Soft corals, hard problem: new technique will reveal corals vulnerable to bleaching

A technique developed by UNSW Sydney marine biologists promises to efficiently identify which of Australia’s soft…

30% of all Australia’s remaining koalas lost in just 3 years

The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) has today release alarming figures showing our nation’s most loved creature…

VOICES FOR THE EARTH Lessons from Mining Debacles

The local campaign to stop mining in the Clarence Valley has taught us that Australia needs…

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NSW lacks a Climate Adaptation PlanWhile governments around the world are under increasing pressure to cut…

Ocean conservationists welcome Australia’s support for global plastics treaty

        News that Australia has declared its support for a legally binding global…

Fresh approach to extinction crisis is welcome 

The Nature Conservation Council welcomes the NSW Government’s commitment to a new suite of measures to protect the state’s…

Human population growth a threat to other species

Habitat loss is the greatest threat to other species and is exacerbated by human activities and…

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Continuing problems with intensive horticulture How much environmental damage will it take before the intensive horticultural industry…

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Hoot Detective In early August Hoot Detective, a Science Week 2021 citizen science project, was launched. This…

Spate of frog deaths along Australia’s east coast has scientists worried

Reports of a disturbing number of sick, dying or deceased frogs across eastern Australia has Southern…

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