Global leaders in insect invasion biology are in Melbourne this week to war game Australia’s next alien insect invaders.
Plans by a re-elected Tasmanian Liberal government to allow recreational deer hunting in world heritage national parks will have little effect on slowing the spread of feral deer.
Tassie author Nic Gill has been awarded one of our Froggatt Awards for her extraordinary book Animal Eco-Warriors.
A ground-breaking review of Australia’s national biosecurity system has earned its authors one of this year’s Froggatt Awards.
Our ‘dirty dozen’ is a list of some of the most dangerous overseas plants and animals to have evaded Australia’s environmental border controls.
A small levy on sea and air cargo could be used to develop a biosecurity fighting fund that puts a halt to the growing list of dangerous pests and diseases slipping into Australia.
The Queensland invasive species scorecard released today shows that the Greens, then Labor have the strongest commitment to protecting the sunshine state from ferals, weeds and pests.
The Australian Government must ramp up safeguards to protect Norfolk Island’s threatened wildlife from invasive species, a report released today by the Invasive Species Council and Island Conservation warns.
Video footage of a panicked, wild deer out of control on a Melbourne road is a clear sign the Victorian government urgently needs to tackle exploding numbers of the feral animals.
Australia has been put on a war footing against fire ants after every state, territory and the federal government signed off on a 10-year, $411.4 million battle plan.
The NSW government has caved into the hunting lobby in its pest announcement today that fails to address the growing impacts of feral deer on farmers and the environment.
Farmers, local government and environment groups are calling on every state, territory and the federal government to fully fund eradication of deadly red fire ants in this year’s budgets.
Farmers and landowners arrived in Sydney with an urgent message for the state government – the deer population in New South Wales is exploding and affecting more of the state than ever before.
US fire ant expert Dr Robert Puckett arrives in Australia today as part of a national tour of Australia to warn the country that it needs to act immediately to get rid of the super pest.
Labor and the Coalition must end their silence on one of the most important long-term issues facing Western Australian voters – eradicating fire ants from Australia.