On Friday, 26 October 2018, we celebrated the achievements of some of Australia’s greatest conservationists and adventurers at the annual Australian Geographic Society Gala Awards night in Sydney, with special guests, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The 2018 Lifetime of Conservation Award has gone to Atticus Fleming, former Chief Executive of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, the world’s largest private owner of land for conservation.
Earlier this year 15-year-old Sophia Skarparis started a petition to ban plastic bags in New South Wales.
Working hard to save Dryandra’s numbats, one of only two natural populations of the endangered marsupial left, the Numbat Task Force is this year’s Conservationists of the Year.
One of our most stunning birds urgently needs your help. The regent honeyeater was once plentiful along Australia’s east coast from Brisbane to Adelaide. Now critically endangered, it’s disappeared from SA, is rarely spotted in Queensland and is clinging to survival in small areas of remnant woodland in NSW and Victoria. The main reason for… View Article