Category: Science

Grit and passion: the story of Bush Heritage Australia
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Grit and passion: the story of Bush Heritage Australia

The story of Bush Heritage Australia is quite incredible. From humble beginnings in what was essentially a Hobart broom cupboard in 1985 to one of Australia’s largest conservation organisations in 2017, it’s a story of grit, passion and lots of hard work. Author Sarah Martin documents the development of Bush Heritage into the behemoth it...

On the hunt for smart quolls
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On the hunt for smart quolls

Two years ago, I found myself trekking through the hot humid bush of Far North Queensland lugging a bundle of small mammal traps, a GPS (which still didn’t stop me getting lost in the taller-than-me grass) and a bucket of some very stinky bait. I was on the hunt for one of Australia’s most elusive...