Migration Data Helps Protect Leatherbacks Across Oceans

Data from a TNC-lead tagging study reveals the epic migrations of leatherback turtles.

Justine E. Hausheer

Meet the World’s Largest Freshwater Crayfish

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Zoe Starke shares her experience studying the 13-pound Tasmanian giant crayfish.

Zoe Starke

What Does Urbanization Mean for Melbourne’s Platypus?

National Geographic Society & TNC extern Brendan Cohen recounts his kayak journey along the Yarra River, where platypus are under threat from urbanization.

Brendan Cohen

Meet the Amazing Giant Rats of Oceania

Rats that climb trees, swim in rivers, grow to epic sizes, and evade detection by scientists for decades. Meet seven spectacular rat species from Oceania.

Justine E. Hausheer

Nature and Equity: The Future of Lasting Conservation?

Solutions to the challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change may require entwined solutions framed by “Nature and Equity.”

Cara Cannon Byington

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Two New Mammal Guides for Australia & the SW Pacific

These two new guides cover some of the world's most marvellous mammals, from kangaroos to quolls, to flying foxes and clambering cuscus.

Justine E. Hausheer

Three New Books for Australian Nature Nerds

Every Sunday — after I do the grocery shopping and buy veggies at the local farmer’s market — I go […]

Justine E. Hausheer

10 Weird Australian Marsupials You’ve Never Heard Of

Some of Australia’s coolest species are ones that few people know about.

Justine E. Hausheer

Meet the Raptors That Eat Avocados (and Other Fruit)

We think of raptors as exclusive carnivores, but at least 29 species also consume fruit. Including avocados.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Love Stories of Sleepy Lizards

Meet the world's only monogamous reptile - the sleepy lizard - and the dedicated scientists who study it.

Justine E. Hausheer

Table Corals Could Be the Key to a Resilient Great Barrier Reef

Scientists discover that table corals regenerate Great Barrier Reef habitats 14 times faster than other coral species.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

Bowerbirds: Meet the Bird World’s Kleptomaniac Love Architects

They display, they dance, and they collect baubles like a jealous hoarder. Meet Australia’s incredible bowerbirds.

Justine E. Hausheer