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How to save a forest fairy from extinction

Victoria’s gorgeous animal emblem, the Fairy (Leadbeater's) Possum is smaller than a human hand and notoriously shy. In fact, the Fairy Possum is so elusive that it was thought extinct up until 1961, when it was rediscovered in the tall forests of the Central Highlands about 80 kilometres northeast of Melbourne.

The shocking truth emerges about acidic waste in the Tarkine

The remarkable and delicate Tarkine wilderness in Tasmania is under ongoing threat from a series of destructive mine proposals. Yesterday, some damning information came to light of a serious environmental threat at one such mine.

Marine sanctuaries update - our turtles need our help!

Marine turtles have lived in the oceans for over 100 million years. They are an integral part of the traditional culture of many coastal indigenous peoples throughout the world. They evolved before mammals, birds crocodiles, snakes and even lizards!

Biomass update - so what is biomass?

As you would have read in last week’s Biomass Update, a few weeks ago the NSW Government passed an amendment to the law making it legal for logging companies to log and burn our native forests for power under the guise of renewable energy.

Tarkine Update

The world has only a few marsupial carnivores left in existence on the planet, the Tasmanian Devil is one of them and is in fact the largest.  Carnivores are integral to the health of the delicate ecosystems which sustain life on Earth.

Maules Creek blockade update

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The Leard State Forest is the biggest remnant of natural bushland on the nearly entirely cleared Liverpool Plains. Unfortunately It is also becoming known as the 'new frontier' of coal mining in NSW.