Most Australian species have been significantly disadvantaged by the massive losses of habitat that has occurred over the last 200 years of colonisation. This includes many of our native birds. However, some native species have actually flourished in this altered landscape, increasing in abundance and influence. This includes the notorious Yellow-throated Miner. Continue reading BREAKING NEWS! Small birds indifferent to miner cull
Everyone enjoys a little walk around the Australian Alps. It’s pretty amazing up there. Sphagnum bogs, snowgums, grasslands and heathy veg are scattered across the rolling hills. But it’s the top of these hills that climate change is going to hit the hardest. Continue reading Fire. Warming. Fire. Warming…. SHRUBS!
Don’t think for a moment that your city is not an ecosystem. Those centres of human population are also home to a whole bunch of native plants and animals! It’s those green spaces within the hustle and bustle that these species are after. Continue reading The urban bug enjoys a spot of golf
The death of a person is usually followed up with an investigation. People generally want to know the what, when, where and how the death happened. This is particularly important when the death is untimely or suspicious. People are really keen to find out who was responsible or at fault….and of course dish out some punishment. What about when an entire species dies? Continue reading Coroner points the finger over recent extinctions