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Squirrel Glider forage plants coming along nicely at community nursery

Seed collected locally for the John Holland Squirrel Glider Conservation Project is germinating and growing nicely at the Weddin Community Native Nursery in Grenfell. Threatened Squirrel Gliders have a varied seasonal diet with wattle plants playing an important role in providing some of their food requirements. 151 more words

Project Updates

World's rarest eucalypt finally gets upgraded to critically endangered by Australia's eco-bureaucrats

Australia’s environment minister Greg Hunt has upgraded the federal conservation listing for a eucalypt that’s only known from four sites in New South Wales.

The Mongarlowe mallee ( 620 more words

Biodiversity

Saving Florida's Black Bears

A pine cut down, a dead pine, is no more a pine than a dead human carcass is a man. Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine-trees, and he who understand it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. 678 more words

Florida Animals

Don’t Let Pooh Down

He already has enough issues.  So Floridians, WAKE UP!  It’s time to slather on the sun screen and defend our fellow neighbors: the black bears.  The FLORIDIAN black bears, whom have just as much right to these love bug infested swamp lands as we do, are now going to be under open fire.  344 more words

Wildlife Conservation

The Galapagos Islands 2010-2013

Fresh linen. That is what the plumage of the Waved Albatross smells like. I am on Española, one of the 20 or so main islands and islets that make up the Galapagos Islands. 3,057 more words

Conservation

Platform 58 - March 2015 "Peace"

This is a series of photos reflecting the theme of “peace” and inspired by and for my daughter, blending her image with birds. A couple of these photos were published in the online art forum Platform 58.   49 more words

Art

A map with the number of mammal species based on IUCN redlist range maps

I am looking at species richness and number of threatened species across the landscape in eastern Africa and will explain briefly how you can create a map based on data from the… 641 more words

GIS