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.
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
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.
We’ve argued for a greater focus on the eradication of new and emerging invasive species in the current NSW pest animal management review.
New federal and state laws rolling out across the country could limit risks to the environment posed by the trade of weedy plants, pet birds and aquarium fish or the spread of game animals, but only if new approaches are adopted.
Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce was only one of a very impressive list of winners recognised for making a major contribution to protecting Australia from dangerous new invasive species.
The critically endangered Norfolk Island parrot – known to locals as the Green Parrot – has the dubious honour of having to be rescued from the brink of extinction not once, but twice.
Norfolk Island will play host to the fourth Island Arks Symposium in February 2016, focusing on a range of themes including conservation tourism, new advances in pest control and eradication
As summer, warmer weather and the holiday season kicks in, so does the threat of invasive species across Australia. That’s why we’ve launched our Dangerous Invasions Christmas Appeal.
Australia has a small window of opportunity to keep the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area safe from yellow crazy ants. Researchers Lori Lach and Conrad Hoskin consider the potential costs of failure if the federal government refuses to provide more funding for eradication.