Photo: Kristian Bell

Birds shrinking, plants dying, some insects thriving due to climate change

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Researchers have observed numerous examples of climate change already affecting Australian plants and animals, including….... Read more


Magpies dominance set to continue: scientific study

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Magpies are remarkably adaptable to pressure across wide areas of Australia. That is the finding….... Read more


Ten years of forest restoration in the Upwey Corridor, Dandenong Ranges

Monday, 24 September 2018

Over the past 10 years, Friends of Ferny Creek have led a successful ongoing restoration….... Read more


A burning issue: Forest fires make more fires

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

The most comprehensive analysis ever performed of fires in the Australian Alps has revealed that….... Read more


Students bee good, not waspish, in citizen science projects

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Students aged seven to 17 have helped scientists better understand the urban habitats for bees,….... Read more


Could dingoes follow the Tasmanian tiger to extinction?

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The persecution of dingoes has reduced their distribution and could accelerate the demise of this….... Read more


Australia’s nature strategy needs a bolder, science-based vision

Friday, 16 March 2018

Representatives of Australia’s peak professional ecological body, the Ecological Society of Australia, are deeply concerned….... Read more


Deakin study shows fire is dingo’s friend but fox’s foe

Monday, 12 February 2018

Fire and dingoes could be the dynamic duo that hold the key to helping stop….... Read more


Bringing nature back to cities

Friday, 1 December 2017

There are many benefits of bringing nature back into urban areas, but new research shows….... Read more


Imminent collapse of mountain ash forest: choose paper or possum

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Mountain ash forest in south-eastern Australia will almost certainly collapse in the next 50 years,….... Read more


The sounds of nature captured in world’s first national acoustic observatory

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Ecologists and computer scientists have joined forces to map the sounds of the landscape. They….... Read more


Stunning photos capture Australian nature in action

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

The Ecological Society of Australia has announced its 2016 Photo Competition winners at its annual….... Read more