Archive | 2016

Will the green ant reign again?

While in Cairns recently we saw evidence that local efforts are winning the war on yellow crazy ants, but community efforts still need all the help they can get if they are to turn the tide on this highly invasive ant.

New hope Alps will be spared feral horse damage

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.

Fire ants update – fiddling while Rome burns

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?