The grassland earless dragon – one of Australia’s most stunning lizards – was once widespread in south-eastern Australia. Now just 1 per cent of its original population survives. Some occur in the ACT, and individuals have been found at locations near Cooma, NSW. But it hasn’t been seen in Victoria since 1969. Vast areas have… View Article
Founded in 1987 by Dick Smith, the Australian Geographic Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting scientific research, protecting and fostering a love for our environmental and natural heritage, encouraging the spirit of discovery and spreading the knowledge of Australia to Australians and the world.
The not-for-profit Australian Geographic Society is dedicated to supporting the country’s unique wildlife. Through its members, the Society raises funds for threatened and endangered species, and sponsors conservation, adventure and environmental projects.
Help the AG Society fund a berth for a marine scientist abroad the Great Barrier Reef Legacy (GBR Legacy) 2018 program.
The Australian Geographic Society Awards dinner was held in Sydney on the 1st of this month. Among the nearly 400 guests were noted conservationists, adventurers and inspiring Aussies including Jon Muir, Susan and Michael Cusack, Tim Jarvis and ‘Shark girl’ Madison Stewart. See the video highlights.
This week the Australian Geographic Society Awards dinner was held in Sydney. Among the nearly 400 guests were noted conservationists, adventurers and inspiring Aussies including Jon Muir, Susan and Michael Cusack, Tim Jarvis and ‘Shark girl’ Madison Stewart.
AVERAGING ABOUT 32kg and growing to more than 1m in length, the northern hairy-nosed wombat is Australia’s largest wombat species. Compared with the common wombat, it has longer, pointed ears, softer fur and a broader muzzle fringed with whiskers. Its numbers have been falling for many years due to competition for food with sheep, cattle… View Article
Curt and Mich Jenner have been awarded the Lifetime of Conservation Award for their dedication to whale research and conservation.
‘Shark Girl’ Madison Stewart’s dedication to ocean and shark conservation has earned her the title of our 2017 Young Conservationist of the Year.