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News May 26, 2018
Who is the group awarded $443m to save the reef?
The largest government grant for the protection of the Great Barrier Reef has been awarded, without tender, to a tiny foundation with no details on why.
News December 03, 2016
Guarding vulnerable Australian species
While scientists have found vulnerable native species are surviving in tiny remote habitats with very specific conditions, the difficulty is in locating these refuges before it’s too late to protect them.
News November 11, 2017
Mixed environmental messages in Queensland
In the run-up to the Queensland election, the major parties are attempting to play both sides of the Adani mine–Great Barrier Reef debate.
News June 25, 2016
Ruffled feathers in battle to save night parrot
Government efforts to conserve the elusive – and once feared extinct – night parrot have alienated birdwatchers and divided opinion on the best way forward.
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.