Australia: Heatwave triggers bushfire alert

By Rowena Dela Rosa Yoon Jan 02, 2012 3:41PM UTC http://asiancorrespondent.com/73041/australia-another-heatwave-triggers-bushfire-alert/ Australia is on bushfire alert as a heatwave spreads across the southern states of Victoria and South Australia, with  temperatures...

Native woodchipping sector in rapid decline

Warrick Jordan December 29, 2011 http://www.theage.com.au/business/native-woodchipping-sector-in-rapid-decline-20111228-1pcu0.html The aftermath of logging the world’s tallest hardwood trees for woodchips in the Styx Valley, Tasmania. Photo: Dean Sewell THE...

State park say

By Mara Pattison-Sowden. 10th January 2012 02:00:03 AM. http://www.starnewsgroup.com.au/mail/mountain-views/326/story/146718.html The Friends of the Helmeted Honeyeater’s Bob Anderson, Monbulk Landcare Group’s Bill Incoll, Macclesfield Landcare’s...

Zoos a breed apart for species on the brink

Ollie Milman January 8, 2012 http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/zoos-a-breed-apart-for-species-on-the-brink-20120107-1ppew.html Endangered: Leadbeater’s possum. Photo: Dan Harley MELBOURNE’S zoos will become urban arks, breeding sanctuaries for 20...

Bandicoots get haven to breed

18 Jan, 2012 01:00 AM http://www.wyndhamweekly.com.au/news/local/news/general/bandicoots-get-haven-to-breed/2424139.aspx WERRIBEE Open Range Zoo is stepping up the fight to save the eastern-barred bandicoot from extinction. In a move to boost its conservation arm,...