Thrill seeker Valentin Rapp has walked between some of Tasmania’s greatest natural monuments by rigging up a highline. Not for the faint of heart, the extreme sport of highlining involves traversing a rope suspended high above the ground. See more of his adventurers here.
Outdoor gear company Patagonia has partnered with the Bob Brown Foundation to launch a film to save Tasmania’s Tarkine forest. At a screening last month they talked about what the long battle for this pristine north-western corner of Tassie has taught them about the changing face of environmental activism over the decades.
Transported to a distant land for crimes of poverty, Australia’s female convicts were charged with the task to tame and have children with convict men.
We chat to zoologist Claire Hawkins who recently launched a crowdfunder to help the public count how many wedgies are left in Tasmania.
Sugar gliders are the main predator of some of Tasmania’s most endangered birds, including the imperilled swift parrot.
Well-known for his work with Tassie’s resident tawny frogmouths, David Joyce is quite the celebrity around Hobart.