News

News

  • The charismatic and highly mobile Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo is regarded as the ‘Rock Star’ of the Australian bird world.

    Black  Cockatoo
  • This summer, let’s keep our beaches beautiful and litter-free!

    Keep NSW Beautiful is taking a stand against litter this summer with their new initiative, Take the Pledge, by getting as many people as they can to promise:

    Take the  Pledge - keep litter off our beaches
  • The 2014 winners of the Ecological Society of Australia’s photo competition were announced today at the Society’s conference in Alice Springs.

    Glory to the Sun - overall winner 2014 ESA Photocomp
  • Greenhouse gas emissions have been reduced by more than half a million tonnes over the past year across northern Australia.  This is a win for the environment, and land managers have benefitted through the sale of carbon credits.

  • The Christine Fifield Scholarship Fund is now calling for applicants seeking top-up scholarships for Honours, Masters and PhD students.

    Research topics can be broad, but must relate to landscape regeneration or restoration in the Capital Region.

  • Gain valuable field experience and contribute to conservation by participating in this PhD project to survey the birds and bats communities of the state forests between Canberra & Tumut,North of Kosciuszko National Park. Volunteers are needed in September through to November 2014.

    volunteers needed for bat conservation project
  • PhD opportunity in disease ecology, focussed on common wombats and sarcoptic mange in Tasmania at the School of Zoology, University of Tasmania

    PhD opportunity - Wombats - School of Zoology Tasmania
  • NVIDIA is calling on global researchers to submit their innovations for the NVIDIA Global Impact Award - an annual grant of $150,000 for groundbreaking work that addresses the world's most important social and humanitarian problems. 

  • The Monster Climate Petition is a petition by Australians to our federal House of Representatives asking for strong leadership and action that significantly reduces carbon emissions.

  • Sign the petition here to save the Costal Emu. The Coastal Emu is listed as an endangered population on the New South Wales North Coast.