They’re cute. They’re also critically endangered. But now a number of native Aussie species have a new shot at survival.
After politicians went on the attack against farmers over a devastating mouse plague problem, there was a stunning backflip this morning.
Personal electronic shark deterrents could save the lives of more than 1000 Australians across the next 50 years, according to new research into mitigating attacks.
US authorities plan to allow the release of captive-bred giant vultures into Redwood National Park this year after a century's absence.
A little penguin has made a full recovery after he was rescued from Geraldton, severely underweight with a bad foot injury.
Agricultural producers in the Great Barrier Reef catchment have welcomed amendments to state government protection measures.
In a bid to reduce mountains of electrical waste, the EU is mandating that refrigerators, washers and TVs must be able to be repaired for up to 10 years.
A group of Australian fishermen have hooked a monster tiger shark so big it had to be held from slipping back into the ocean as it was taken to shore and was craned off the vessel to be weighed.
A species of native bee not seen in nearly 100 years has been rediscovered after extensive searches along Australia’s east coast.
The effects dingoes have on the environment have been captured in 32 years of NASA satellite imagery along Australia's 5600km dingo fence.
The Bob Brown Foundation says logging should be halted in parts of eastern Tasmania because new feeding grounds for an endangered parrot have been found.
Australia's tropical marine research agency is set to use cloud computing and artificial intelligence to better understand and conserve threatened coral reefs.
Heartbreaking images of animals injured in the Wooroloo bushfire have continued to emerge.
A horror year for fatal attacks has left many thinking shark populations are out of control, but a new global count suggests the exact opposite.
Reports of marine life being hacked to pieces and left along Rockingham’s coastline has shocked local residents, with dead or injured animals found just metres from popular swimming spots.
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A man and his son have shared their frightening encounter with a great white shark off Rottnest Island, saying their inflatable rubber dinghy was “one bite” away from going down.
Swimmers in Rockingham were lucky enough to have had a rare encounter with a whale shark this afternoon.
The coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on a wildlife study of wolf and moose that has been running since 1959.
Tasmania Police are investigating reports a protected great white shark was caught and killed in waters off the island's northwest coast.
A US judge has been asked by conservation groups to halt oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ahead of a planned sale.
A five-metre great white has been spotted off one of Esperance’s main beaches ahead of a planned protest in the town calling for improved safety measures following two deadly shark attacks this year.
A new study has found the rate at which Tasmanian Devils are contracting a transmissible, fatal facial cancer is reducing.
Albany backyards could be an important haven for a critically endangered possum species, according to a year-long study by a UWA Albany student.
The mass of human-made objects may surpass the mass of living things by the end of 2020, according to a group of scientists.
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