Reef conservation was spawned08/23/14
One small public notice stating the intention to mine Ellison Reef was the seed from which the 'Save the Barrier Reef' campaign was spawned.
A compass and a trusty guide
Off Track yes! but don't worry, we have a compass and a trusty guide.
Gundagai sheep farmer a conservation warrior
Even though it’s hard to see at first, the farms around Gundagai are actually part of a relatively rich bio-diverse landscape.
Rain, hail or shine, measuring weather all the time
You rely on these small machines to tell you whether to put an extra jumper on in the morning.
Joust the two of us
A cricket oval in Parramatta, or a 14th Century jousting battlefield?
Ouyen's very own paradise
A community is trying to make its very own version of paradise in the dry landscape of the Victorian Mallee.
Rip-roaring sailing adventure stories
Those who sail have a unique and very personal connection to their vessel that those who don’t sail can find hard to fathom.
Go, Dog, Go!
Are these the happiest hounds in Australia?
Gardening for all weather
Gardens planted specifically for the rain, and a garden planted for the lack of it.
Gardening for the Dead
Does the decomposition of our loved ones make the soil unsuitable for some plants? And why do grave sites sink?
A tale of two fish
The European carp is like an underwater rabbit - it multiplies quicker than native species and is highly environmentally destructive.
Floating Landcare on the Hawkesbury
The site we visit today as a part of Floating Landcare is only accessible by boat. There is no jetty, so in fact, it's only accessible in an oyster punt when the tide is right.
Wild night sounds in the Victorian forest
The birds and possums are calling out to each other, talking about land grabs, and politics and sex. And you can eavesdrop on them too, if you only know how.
Keeping Koi close to the heart
Who would have thought that a carp would have such an affect on one woman’s life?
The majesty of the Wedgie
There is something about the Wedge-tailed Eagle which grips this man in the guts. He is compelled to paint them, life-size and in minute detail, despite the fact he finds little joy in the process.
Waving the waders goodbye
Many shorebirds weigh less than a chocolate bar and will fly about 30,000 kilometres from Australia to the arctic circle to lay their eggs among the stones of the tundra.
Saturday night fishing fever
Even party boats roaring past blasting hip hop don't ruin the serenity of those who choose to fish at Walsh Bay on a Saturday night.
James and the giant cedar
James Aldred has travelled to Morocco to study, climb and even sleep in the canopy of an endangered Atlas Cedar.
You dirty rat
The largest rodent in Australia is amphibious, fulfils the same niche as an otter and could be used to get rid of the pest black rat. There is nothing dirty about the water rat.
Scared of trees
An accident in Bendigo highlights the tension between the desire to live enveloped by nature but to avoid the risks associated with it.
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