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  • Research on one of the marine world's saddest looking creatures suggests things are not actually all that grim for the gloomy octopus.

    Gloomy Octopus
  • Wild Orchid Watch is a national citizen science project designed to collect, record and share scientific information about Australia native orchids.

    Native wild orchid
  • Throughout his scientific career, La Salle made a significant contribution to insect taxonomy and spent a decade as director of CSIRO’s Australian National

  • A wombat rewilding program is showing an increase in population numbers, but weather trends, weeds and road dangers are hindering their movement.

    Possum rewilding
  • Volcanoes of Northwest New South Wales: Exploring relationships among geology, flora, fauna and fireWhen: 24-26 September 2018 (Field trip to the Warrumbungle National Park on 27 September).

  • 6th International Conference on Oceanography, Ocean Technology and Marine Biology (2260th of Conference Series LLC Ltd)
    September 21-22, 2018 Dallas, Texas, USATheme: Discovering the Advanced Technology in Ocean Science

    Oceanorgraphy conference
  • New South Wales’ proposed brumby legislation – which abandons plans to cull feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park – is a dangerously reckless policy that will escalate environmental impacts, increase costs of feral horse management, and put horses at risk of extreme suffering, according to members of the Ecological Society of Australia.

  • The Wet Tropics was inscribed as a World Heritage property in 1988 after a community-driven campaign that lasted a decade.

    ECOfiesta 2018
  • After an incredible 9 years (yes 9 years!!!) in the role of Book Review Editor for Austral Ecology, Pep Turner is stepping down to take on the role of Editorial Board Chair of Ecological Management & Restoration. Dr Maggie J Watson has now stepped into the role and took over the reins in May 2018. Maggie is a Lecturer in the School of Environmental Sciences at Charles Sturt University where she teaches Ornithology and Conservation Biology subjects at the post-graduate level.

    New book review editor
  • Students aged seven to 17 have helped scientists better understand the urban habitats for bees, wasps and flies, while themselves gaining a better understanding of science.

    Read more in our media release.

    Bee