Protecting Australia from invasive species is not just for the ‘professionals’; the community could play a much larger role.
The future of the Wet Tropics Management Authority’s Yellow Crazy Ant Eradication Program has been locked in with the Queensland Government locking in $9 million in funding to the project.
A stunning new book by Kirsha Kaechele begs the question, can we see invasive species as not just a problem to be exterminated, but also as a potential asset?
Remotely controlled gates are being used to trap feral pigs in far northwest Victoria.
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.