Conservation

Tuna-story

Species in focus: tuna

Monday, 14 May 2012

It comes in a can and tastes good on sandwiches, right? But we look into why the fishing and sale of tuna is more sinister than it seems on the shelves.

Meg and koala

Dining with koalas

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

As part of her internship with G, Megan wrote this account of her long awaited meeting with a real live koala. She explains her concerns for the survival of this now threatened species.

Baudins-cockatoo

Baudin’s black cockatoo

Monday, 12 March 2012

A taste for forbidden fruit for the gregarious Baudin’s cockatoo could see the endangered species become extinct within a few decades.

Beauty of the Coral Sea

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Incredible footage of our unique Coral Sea — currently under threat, but we currently have a once in a lifetime opportunity to conserve it.

Communications & media officer - Reef Catchments Mackay

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

The position provides the opportunity for a motivated self-starter individual to work across multi-discipline areas within the Reef Catchments business. The position directly reports to the Corporate Services Manager and has operational linkages with all staff especially senior operational managers within Reef Catchments. The position has a primary role of development, management and delivery of key projects associated with the development of a new Reef Catchments communications and knowledge management strategy.

Location: Mackay, Qld.
Applications close: January 31, 2012.
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Nature-rights

Should nature have rights?

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

After decades in the legal wilderness, the concept of rights for nature has re-emerged stronger than ever. Is it finally time to give Mother Earth her day in court?

Africa-rising

Africa rising

Monday, 17 October 2011

Wake up to the low rumblings of territorial lions and get in touch with your inner wilderness. At the northernmost tip of Kruger National Park in South Africa, every inch of space is alive and remarkably untamed.

Species Conservation Manager - World Wildlife Fund

Monday, 17 October 2011

Make a world of difference and help conserve the Southwest Australian Ecoregion. Design and implement conservation projects and interventions utilising a broad and deep skills set to engage stakeholders and contribute to WWF-Australia’s broader biodiversity related fundraising strategies.

Location: Perth, WA.
Salary: TBC
Applications close: No close date.
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Phillip Island penguins

Talking penguins at Phillip Island

Friday, 7 October 2011

Conservation biologist Rebecca Overeem gives us the low-down on little penguins at Phillip Island.

Earth-Overshoot-Day

Earth now in overdraft

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Yesterday, 27 September, was Earth Overshoot Day 2011; the day the Earth reached a level of resource demand that exceeds what nature can sustainably support for this year.

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