The public can now listen to the calls of the elusive night parrot, presumed extinct until its sensational rediscovery in 2013.
Australia’s ‘native’ dog, the dingo, is loved or loathed, depending on what side of the fence you’re on. To Indigenous people they are a revered totem; to graziers they are public enemy number one, while some scientists see them as an environmental saviour. Dingoes often find themselves in no-man’s land. Read more in Amanda Burdon’s feature on the place of the dingo in Australia – and see more of Jason Edward’s stunning shots – in AG#136.
Scientists have sighted and photographed a night parrot fledgling for the first time in a century.
Researchers are planning to monitor orange-bellied parrot nests all summer to make sure they raise chicks successfully.
A small but promising population of 20 previously unknown regent honeyeaters has been discovered in northern New South Wales.
We know very little about Australia’s most threatened plants.
The jury is in and the debate is over: Earth’s sixth great extinction has arrived.