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It’s the news conservationists have been expecting, but dreading. The avian influenza H5N1 virus has reached mainland Antarctica.
Australia’s Best 100 Bike Rides is one of Aus Geo’s best-selling guidebooks and a cracking gift option for bike-mad friends and family. In this excerpt, we reveal our three fave rides from each state and territory.
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New Zealand’s third-largest island is famous for its rare and endangered birds.
Four months since extreme floods swept through their habitat, a group of purple-crowned fairy-wrens have been found alive and well.
Whether it’s too cold, too hot, or limited food supply – these animals have the solution.
Architecture students are creating homes for native wildlife.
These cute creatures are tougher than they look, surviving in some of Australia’s harshest conditions.
Aussies are an ingenious bunch. Here are some of the best inventions to have come out of our nation.
The rainbow eucalyptus (Eucalyptus deglupta) is a true natural wonder.
Small enough to fit into the palm of your hand, the tiny fluff ball marsupial that is the eastern pygmy possum (Cercartetus nanus) easily tops the list of Australia’s cutest native animals.
Trek in Victoria, cross mountains in Peru, paddle a world-famous river, and explore two tropical Aussie icons on this adventure hit-list.
The team at Aussie Ark are celebrating a huge milestone – the first ever mating within its population of critically endangered Manning River turtles.
A collaboration between Australian and Indonesian researchers is uncovering some of the mysteries of the world’s largest fish.
Strange organisms are thriving on the floors of Australia’s wet temperate forests…and they’re a lot smarter than they look.
While not as notorious as our headline-grabbing biters and toxic avengers, many other aquatic species come equipped with weapons that can cause severe injury and, occasionally, death.
Warrock in western Victoria is the birthplace of Australia’s beloved working dog, the kelpie.
Don’t be fooled by the fake baby platypus phenomenon. This is what a real platypus puggle looks like.
These shy, yet glamorous, birds can be found around our rivers, coasts and forests, and indicate a healthy ecosystem.
Total, partial, annular and hybrid – the different types of solar eclipses can be confusing.
Australian spiders have a fearsome reputation, but our bees typically pose more of a threat. Here are the worst.
Think you know everything about our kaleidoscopic lorikeets? Think again. These birds are full of surprises.
Just when we thought these iconic Australian creatures couldn’t get any quirkier, another peculiar trait has been discovered.
Exploring the Kimberley with Coral Expeditions
The fish with an inbuilt fishing rod has some other bizarre tricks up its sleeve.
It turns out the paper nautilus is not a nautilus at all!
Have you noticed a foul stench at the bottom of your garden?
The answer is much more sinister than you may think!
Talking Australia shares the stories of Australia’s most inspiring adventurers, conservationists and wildlife experts. Listen as they take you on a journey around this magnificent country and beyond.