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The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new short film competition - Life. Nature. You. Make the Connection - encouraging budding and established filmmakers to create a short film that shows the connection between people and nature.
A wave of devastation for marine life.
Putri, a 7-year-old Sumatran Tiger, receives veterinarian care before her safe relocation to a new habitat where she can thrive and be part of the continued regeneration of the species. This check-up is required by the Government of Indonesia to ensure the tiger's health prior to relocation.
As Taronga Zoo’s Behavioural Biologist, you will manage the daily operation of the Behavioural Studies Unit including keeper requests; site wide enrichment programs; volunteer training, needs and responsibilities; as well as undertake project based research.
Reporting to the Manager, Research and Conservation, this key role will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive enrichment program and a targeted behavioural research program that helps us better understand and conserve wildlife. You will need to be a creative and innovative thinker who works well in a team and has a passion for animal welfare and conservation.
Location: Taronga Zoo, Mosman, Sydney, NSW.
Salary: Clerk grade 6.
Applications close: 5pm Monday 18 July, 2011.
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Giving up her career and moving to Africa to become a field guide was an undeniably life-changing decision for 31 year-old Daniela, who one day hopes to catch illegal wildlife poachers.
Costa Georgiadis travelled to Tara in Central Queensland to discover how devastating so called 'green' coal seam gas mining can be on the natural environment.
Senator Bob Brown, Australian Greens Leader and Bush Heritage Australia founder, gives his iconic Tasmanian property to conservation.
A motivated professional is needed to work in consultation with internal and external stakeholders to manage key recreation related activities. The successful applicant will coordinate key activities associated with recreation on DEC estate, assisting in the evaluation, review and development of recreation related policy. The role includes coordinating the development of the DEC’s motorised off-road vehicle guidelines and assisting in the implementation of the Adventure Activity Standards into DEC policy.
Location: Kensington, WA.
Salary: Level 4, $62,959 - $66,538 pa, PSGA + Super
Applications close: Midday, 4 February 2011.
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Swimming with majestic whale sharks in the Philippines is not only a breathtaking experience, it's a positive contribution to the future of a species and a community.