Tag: Australia conservation

Australia Animal Dance Party!

Written by | May 2nd, 2013

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These amazing images capture Australian animals having what appears to be an impromptu dance party. Dancing animals? Of course!

Using the Outback for Carbon Cutbacks

Written by | October 21st, 2010

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The director of The Nature Conservancy’s Australia program explains why that country is a major player in fighting climate change, and how some simple changes could make it even more effective.

Here’s to Another 40,000 Years

Written by | August 11th, 2010

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A new model for conservation in Australia protects important landscapes, provides jobs and keeps indigenous people in the role of managing their own lands, writes the Conservancy’s Michael Looker.

An Endangered Species…Lottery?

Written by | December 1st, 2009

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Australia has some truly incredible wildlife: egg-laying mammals, kangaroos that live in trees, desert-dwelling frogs and more species of reptile than anywhere else on earth. Unfortunately we’ve also managed to give our native species a fair old hiding. No other country has suffered more mammal extinctions in recent history than Australia. In the past 100 […]

Indigenous Lands Conserved in Northern Australia

Written by | September 29th, 2009

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Indigenous Aboriginal ranger Romeo Lane points out an ancient painting of a six-legged goanna lizard to the curious crowd of media and visitors — myself included — that surrounds him. The painting is just one of thousands that scatter the escarpments of Arnhem Land in the very northern tip of Australia’s vast tropical savanna. This rich […]

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