NATURE

Life and death on the Gold Coast

This country: its politicians, bureaucrats, and people in general are not taking biodiversity seriously.

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Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday 2019

Stop Adani Convoy, Coffs, Easter Sunday, 2019 The Adani convoy stopped overnight on their way north. Gumbaynggirr man Michael [Micklo] Jarrett gave the welcome to country and some language to learn. This coal mine will be situated in the northern part of the Galilee Basin and will destroy the majority of the best remaining habitat […]

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The Overwintering Project

The Overwintering Project is a national program developed by Kate Gorringe-Smith to raise awareness of migratory shorebirds and to make them and their habitat visible.

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Tawny Frogmouths

They can be very hard to see, keeping motionless next to a tree trunk or branch with  matching patterns.

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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos

A large flocks has been staying in this area of months now. Their favorite foods, banksias, hakeas and casuarinas are plentiful here.

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The Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The Galahs, Eastern Rosellas, Kookaburras were running late.

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In memory of Dr Mary White

Mary White worked in Australia as a paleobotanist, but wrote across several disciplines.

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A week on Lord Howe, environmental work

So many biologists have been working hard to turn back time and repair the damage to this island boasting four thousand species of invertebrates, but having lost so many endemics to the rats and cats, goats and pigs, five hundred and thirty kinds of beetle survive, hardly the meat of politics and religion is disinterested.

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Act for Birds ~ BirdLife Australia new report

This weekend BirdLife Northern NSW are having a campout at Urunga . . .

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Don’t feed the birds

Garden bird feeders are contributing to the spread of serious diseases among wild birds, scientists have warned, causing previously rare illnesses to become epidemics in some populations.

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