Tassie author Nic Gill has been awarded one of our Froggatt Awards for her extraordinary book Animal Eco-Warriors.
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.
As long as Australia has weak biosecurity laws dangerous new environmental invaders will continue to steal into our country. They come in many forms, as weedy garden species, hidden in cargo ships or even brought in and sold as ‘pets’. In the invasion timeline below we’ve listed new invasive species we know have been found…
Along with land clearing, invasive species are the major threat to wildlife in Queensland. Yet biosecurity has been missing from Queensland election headlines.
While keeping your gear clean may feel like a chore, it can actually go a long way in helping to keep our parks and reserves free of weeds and soil-borne diseases, says bushwalk leader Caro Ryan.
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Submitted: April 2016
The Queensland Weed and Pest Animal Strategy can be significantly strengthened to maximise the effectiveness of invasive species control and management under the new Act.
Seven national priorities for invasive species reform that deliver long-term cost savings, stem biodiversity losses and enhance agricultural productivity.
The Invasive Species Council endorses most of the objectives and actions outlined in this comprehensive draft plan. The plan is mostly clear and succinct.