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.
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.
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.
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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