The Townsville Yellow Crazy Ant Community Taskforce is recruiting locals to join its push to rid Billabong Sanctuary of one of the world’s top 100 worst invasive species.
Today’s announcement by federal agriculture minister David Littleproud to establish an office of environmental biosecurity will better prepare Australia to prevent and respond to new harmful pest, weed and disease invasions.
The NSW Government turned Australia into a global laughing stock last night when it passed legislation protecting destructive feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park.
NSW Labor’s pledge to protect the Snowy Mountains from ecologically destructive feral horses puts science and common sense first.
A new biosecurity levy announced in the budget gives the federal government the fighting fund it needs to keep new environmental invaders out of Australia.
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.