The release of a wild horse management plan for Kosciuszko National Park is an important chance to rein in exploding feral horse numbers in the alps. Have your say, make a submission by 19 August 2016.
Officially, they all agree eradicating fire ants from Australia is ‘technically feasible’ and in the national interest. So why are Australia’s state and federal governments failing to fully fund the eradication program?
Now that Josh Frydenberg is Australia’s new environment minister, what can we expect when it comes to dangerous weeds, pests and feral animals?
Here’s news about the policies you won’t find on any party website. The results from our invasive species pre-election survey are now in.
They’ve just decided to let loose the next lantana and nobody thought to ask us if maybe that was a bad idea.
Are the major parties up to confronting the environmental threats posed by invasive species?
When US hire car assistant Nicole heard that Australia has a chance to eradicate fire ants before they get out of control she had just one message for us.
Kosciuszko National Park is being restocked by a farm animal – the horse – and it is happening by default. There is no plan and no sense of urgency to stem this restocking.
Frank Teodo had the misfortune of being one of the first people in the Queensland wet tropics to experience a yellow crazy ants super colony.
A wrap-up of biosecurity and invasive species management news from across Australia
Feral deer are out of control in NSW, and have been declared the state’s ‘most important emerging pest animal threat’.
We have identified seven key areas for reform as part of our 2016 national priorities.
We’ve joined Island Conservation in fighting to protect wildlife and restore ecosystems on Australian islands by removing invasive species.
Just south of Cairns a horror story is unfolding. The villains are aggressive, acid-spitting yellow crazy ants that can form super colonies if left unchecked.
The Australian government has just agreed to a tougher response and national regulations to prevent new marine pests coming into our waters.