Creature Features

The truth about sharks

Often misunderstood, and feared – these incredible creatures of the deep need our help. Currently there are 143 sharks on the endangered list and over fishing – mainly for their fins, destruction of their environment and climate change is putting many at critical risk. Sharks are vital for the health of our oceans for lots of… View Article

Survival Guides

Fire survival

A bushfire can move at speed and jump homes and highways. This summer help your family prepare with a bushfire plan. (1) Know when you will leave (what fire rating) and how (have at least three ways out). Related Video (2) Help your family prepare your home by watering down gutters and plants and keeping… View Article

Creature Features

Not just a pretty face

Orcas or killer whales as they are also known – are not whales. They are actually from the dolphin family. Orcas are apex predators as the only thing that hunts them – sadly – are humans. These incredible and clever mammals have survived by adapting. Orcas can be found in every ocean on earth (they… View Article

Creature Features

Tiny but mighty

Redback spiders have a deadly reputation for a good reason. These spiders are highly venomous, a single bite will cause intense pain – sometimes for days, sweating, headaches and vomiting. It is unlikely to be lethal, but always best to get medical advice immediately. In Australia around 2,000 people a year are bitten by redbacks…. View Article

Our Earth Heroes

One planet

For the last 60 years, Sir David Attenborough has devoted his life to documenting our incredible world, and all its amazing creatures and places. Now, in his latest Netflix documentary, A Life on Our Planet, he shows us that it is not too late and that we still have time to save it. Related Video

Our Earth Heroes

Speaking up

Greta Thunberg has been an international voice for climate change since she was 15 (now 17) when she took her first stand at school. Greta’s sign simply read ‘School strike for climate’ in Swedish. It was that simple handmade sign that has led to a worldwide movement. Greta reminded all of us, it doesn’t matter… View Article