Koala crisis: national icon should be listed ‘endangered’ in NSW & Queensland

THE federal government should upgrade the listing for koalas from ‘vulnerable’ to ‘endangered’ in New South Wales and Queensland.

‘Confused’ Australians want to recycle but are making mistakes: Planet Ark

AUSTRALIANS are still keen to recycle household waste, but they have become overconfident and confused as they make mistakes that can be avoided.

Methods trialled to stop heat turning green turtles female in Queensland’s north

MILMAN ISLAND: A trial of ways to cool turtle nests is underway in Queensland’s Far North as global warming threatens turtle populations throughout the tropics. The nest cooling project is a partnership between the University of Queensland, the Queensland government, and WWF-Australia and is supported by Australian furniture company Koala. Researchers from the University of Queensland and WWF Australia are testing...

NSW Government ‘abandoning rays to die’ in shark nets

Sea Shepherd has accused the NSW Government of deliberately abandoning rays trapped in Ballina shark nets to die after it was refused permission to rescue two animals yesterday, Sunday, January 7.