A concerned supporter sent us this email exchange after seeing privet hedges featured at a private garden and function centre on the NSW South Coast.
Strong biosecurity is essential for conservation but the biosecurity law passed by the Senate shows we have a long way to go before the environment is given sufficient weight.
Environmental damage is increasing from Victoria’s rapidly expanding feral deer population.
A three-year biological control program for wandering trad is close to collapse one-year in, thanks to uncertain funding.
Guest author, Dane Panetta, considers the subject of weed eradication based on his paper just published in the international journal Weed Research.
The 2015-16 Federal budget handed down yesterday offers little that’s new for Australia’s biosecurity, especially when it comes to the environment.
The Biosecurity Bill is set to pass the Federal Parliament in weeks, but widely supported independence and accountability measures have been abandoned.
A virulent rust attack decimating native plants and governments abandoning environmental biosecurity are just two frightening scenarios envisaged by a new CSIRO report.
Three months out from a state election NSW environment minister Rob Stokes has ruled out using the only option left to prevent growing feral horse numbers in Kosciuszko National Park – aerial shooting.
The reintroduction of the federal Biosecurity Bill by the Abbott Government in November feels a lot like ground hog day. Apart from some minor technical improvements it is almost a replica of the one introduced by the former Labor Government back in 2012.
A colony of red imported fire ants was discovered in Sydney early December. If they are not eradicated, life in Australia will be irrevocably changed.