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Research reveals fire is pushing 88% of Australia’s threatened land mammals closer to extinction

Image: David Mariuz/AAP About 100 of Australia’s unique land mammals face extinction. Of the many threats contributing to the crisis, certain fire regimes are among the most pervasive. In a new paper, we...

Find out what threatened plants and animals live in your electorate (and what your MP can do about it)

Image: Gouldian finch. Shutterstock More than 1,800 Australian plants and animals are considered at-risk of extinction, and yet protecting threatened species is almost entirely absent from the current election...

How to control invasive rats and mice at home without harming native wildlife

Image: Shutterstock As I write this article, a furry blur of a rodent has just scampered across the room and under the couch. It’s autumn...

National parks are not enough – we need landholders to protect threatened species on their property

Getty Images Over the last decade, the area protected for nature in Australia has shot up by almost half. Our national reserve system now covers 20% of...

Morrison government spends $50 million saving koalas while taking away their homes

Image: Zoos Victoria Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley is reportedly poised to decide whether some koala populations should be listed as endangered, as new research shows her...

Native birds have vanished across the continent since colonisation. Now we know just how much we’ve lost

The critically endangered regent honeyeater. Friends of Chiltern, Author provided In the 250 years since Europeans colonised Australia, native birdlife has disappeared across the continent. Our new research has,...