Research confirming Melbourne waterways as breeding grounds for a dangerous new amphibian invader has earned a group of local ecologists a Froggatt Award.
His unwavering campaign against Australia’s rampant feral cat population has won the country’s Threatened Species Commissioner a Froggatt Award.
A secret government report into Australia’s fire ant menace has warned the nation’s agricultural ministers that the nation will suffer billions of dollars in damages to people, business and the environment.
Attacks from fire ants in the US have led to human deaths, but in Australia we still have a chance to eradicate these menacing ants before they get out of control. But the clock is ticking.
Industrial-scale processing of meat harvested from Tasmania’s growing feral deer population would create another barrier to listing deer as a pest species.
The NSW Government is running out of time to declare wild deer, the state’s most urgent feral animal threat, a pest species.
We’ve scored all political parties and independents in the current federal parliament for their performance on 12 key issues surrounding the risks posed by dangerous invasive species.
Announcements by federal political parties to fund the eradication of yellow crazy ants from Queensland’s Wet Tropics rainforests is welcome news, but there’s a worrying shortfall.
A kick of the footy, a game of back yard cricket and even the Aussie BBQ would be at risk if Australian state and federal governments fail to adequately fund a national fire ant eradication program, the Invasive Species Council warned today. “The US failed to eradicate red fire ants when they first discovered them…
A failure to fully fund the eradication of yellow crazy ants from Queensland’s Wet Tropics World Heritage Area would unleash unimaginable horror on the region’s residents and wildlife.
$15 million earmarked in the 2016 federal budget to eradicate carp from Australia’s river systems.
The Invasive Species Council welcomed the plan released today to drastically reduce feral horses in Kosciuszko National Park but remains sceptical that it will be difficult to achieve without aerial culling.
Queensland’s run-down biosecurity system must be rebuilt to protect people, the environment and agriculture from future pests and diseases.
The release of a carp-specific herpes virus to knock down Australia’s worst freshwater pest, the European Carp, could be a wasted opportunity unless it is supported by river recovery actions.
Leading conservation organisations are urging the NSW Government to fully implement the recommendations of the NSW Natural Resources Commission’s pest animal management review.