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Banjo’s cup runneth over

News

Australian Geographic’s launch cover image has been reimagined as a symbol of conservation for our 150th celebration issue by contemporary Australian conservation wildlife artist Nathan Ferlazzo.

Top 10: 2017’s most amazing Australian animal science stories

Wildlife

This year, many of Australia’s best animal science stories had a focus on restoring Australia’s biodiversity – the vast web of living organisms that keep our air, soil and water healthy. Biodiversity affects our economic development as well as our health and wellbeing. We offer you ten stories from 2017 that provide hope that sustained efforts can help.

Gallery: Saving our platypuses

Galleries

Research on platypus numbers and distribution is being stepped up as science tries new ways to document this elusive Australian species. Photography by Doug Gimesy.