Written by Michael Looker | October 21st, 2010
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.
Written by Eddie Game | December 1st, 2009
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 […]
Written by Michael Looker | September 14th, 2009
The island nation of Australia has a long history of newcomers landing on its shores — beginning with the first indigenous people, who arrived over 40,000 years ago. With them they bought what was probably the first introduced animal to Australia – the dingo. While it is highly probable this canine had a significant impact […]