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

There’s a Python Living in My Rain Gutter

Pythons in the house?! When a birdfeeder attracts more than just birds.

Justine E. Hausheer

Cassowary Quest: A Tale of Danger and Defecation

Cassowaries — and their massive piles of poop — are incredibly important to the rainforest ecosystems where they live.

Justine E. Hausheer

The Crocodile Hunter Was My Childhood Hero

All conservationists have an origin story. For me, it was Steve Irwin.

Justine E. Hausheer

Indigenous Knowledge Helps Map Habitat for the Threatened Bilby

New research is the first of its kind to incorporate indigenous knowledge into predictive species distribution maps.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief