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[28 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

Retail giant Harvey Norman has come under fire for their timber sourcing habits, with the company using timber from native Australian old growth forests as well as Indonesian rainforest timber in their furniture. Elizabeth McArthur reports.

Biodiversity, Headline, Multimedia, News, Wildlife »

[20 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Proposal for animal property rights causes a stir

A proposal by university professor Dr John Hadley to grant endangered animals property rights has caused a number of farmers groups and ecologists to react. Jamesina McLeod reports.

Biodiversity, Headline, News, Wildlife »

[6 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Caulerpa taxifolia: the silent killer

There is a silent killer taking over Sydney’s harbour. Jessica Hynes writes about the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia and how it affects biodiversity in our harbour.

Biodiversity, Featured, Law & Ethics, Sustainability »

[26 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Growing quinoa in Australia

Kept a secret among the Bolivian tribes for thousands of years, quinoa has recently become a highly sought-after food in the West. Jemma Nicoll reports.

Biodiversity, Law & Ethics, News, Wildlife »

[29 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
The caged puppy crisis

Man’s best friend is facing a crisis as puppy farming rapidly becomes one of Australia’s most pressing animal welfare problems. Christie Sinclair reports.

Audio, Biodiversity, News »

[26 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Damming the Mekong

Plans to build nine dams on the main stretch of the Mekong river in Laos has outraged environmentalists and humanitarian groups, reports Dominic Geiger.

Biodiversity, Energy, GEJI, Mining »

[1 Oct 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Deepwater Horizons not so bright

In the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April, the world is left wondering how this could happen and more importantly, will it happen again?

Biodiversity, Law & Ethics, News »

[24 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Marron menace to spread in Melbourne

Recreational fishing at Devilbend Reserve on the Mornington Peninsula could allow more feral populations of marron, a noxious freshwater crayfish, to establish in Victoria writes Kim Brooks.

Biodiversity, News »

[19 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]
Trout threatens Dwarf

Trout populations are a threat to endangered species in the Devilbend Reservoir on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, according to experts. Kim Brooks reports.

Biodiversity, GEJI, Wildlife »

[4 Sep 2010 | 6 Comments | ]
Wildlife warriors stand strong

Erika Tumambing reports on the silent heroes of Australian wildlife and the struggles they must overcome to save the country’s native animals. Image: Pip_Wilson