Andrew Stafford

is a freelance journalist and the author of Pig City.

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News May 14, 2016

The bureaucratic threat to endangered species

With taxonomists themselves a threatened species, endangered fauna risks going unnoticed and unlisted for protection – particularly if it isn’t cute and furry.

News April 16, 2016

Media silence on the Barrier Reef

While the world is shocked by images of telltale coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef, in Queensland’s largest newspaper the story is inexplicably absent.

News March 19, 2016

Victoria’s duck-hunting season sparks controversy

As duck numbers dwindle, the Victorian government’s decision to support this year’s hunting season has sparked claims the regulatory body is biased.

Travel December 19, 2015

Birdwatchers twitch and shout

Birdwatching, or ‘twitching’, is a terrific way to enjoy the great outdoors – but during the 24-hour Twitchathon it isn’t a calm one.