Ecologist Nicki de Preu takes a look at changes to South Australia’s declared pests list and a new policy on new and emerging pests.
An audit report looking at NSW biosecurity responses and compliance released this week reveals that NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has been found wanting.
1257 of Australia’s listed threatened species are on death row because of environmental invaders like feral cats, rabbits, weeds and the killer plant disease Phytophthora.
Invasive species are one of the biggest drivers of environmental loss in Australia, and threaten our native animals and plants more than any other single factor.
Is the Animal Justice Party condemning Australia’s threatened species to extinction by refusing to create policies based on science?
Is Australia ready to fend off insect armageddon?
Victoria has released a park plan to protect its fragile river red gum forests and wetlands from feral horses. Have your say by supporting the plan.
NSW goes to the polls on Saturday 23 March. Do you know where the major parties stand on environmental weeds, pests and feral animals?
Australia is made great strides in environmental biosecurity over the past year, but have we turned the corner yet?
It’s official. Invasive species imperil more of Australia’s threatened native species than any other threat.
An analysis by 12 ecologists has found that invasive species are the most prevalent threat to Australia’s native plants and animals – impacting 1257 nationally listed threatened species, 82% of the total.
It’s time to overturn the Berejiklian Government’s decision entrenching destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park. Are you in?
A million or more feral deer roam Victoria and yet the government’s attempt to strengthen its deer management strategy lacks ambition and relies primarily on existing programs and control by recreational hunters. Have your say by 29 October 2018.
A band of avid bushwalkers want you to join them on a mission to Save Kosci from feral horses and walk from Sydney to the top of Mt Kosciuszko. Are you in?
Given the potential of invasive ants to transform ecosystems and send native species extinct, a national strategy to deal with the threat is vital.