Remembering the Thylacine: Endangered, Extinct… Resurrected?

Amid the battle to save our increasing list of threatened and endangered species it is important to remember the ones already lost to history. Threatened Species Day commemorates the date

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It’s not just species that go extinct

Life is made up of moments. In the warm waters off Heron Island, on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, I remember the moment I first swam with

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Fleas: a life in fur and feathers

When we think of the wide variety of insects which call Australia home, we rarely think of the fleas. Compared with the more outwardly striking insects like butterflies and beetles,

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Embrace the wild side

When people think of Australia, they start picturing iconic animals such as koalas and kangaroos, and vast, untouched landscapes. As a European, I could not have been more excited when

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Australia’s last megafauna

If you had an opportunity to take a safari of Australia during the Pleistocene era (two million years ago), you would gaze upon a very different landscape than the one

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