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Are fat cat eco-crats pulling their weight in the battle to save Australia's biodiversity?

How much do Australia’s big, cashed-up conservation organisations actually spend to support biodiversity research?

Not a lot, and in some cases, nothing at all.

Check out their websites – look for volunteer programs that bring people and scientists together to take an active role in species conservation and you won’t find much. 627 more words


You Can Help Something Wild When You File!

There’s still time to help endangered species on your California income tax return, if you haven’t yet filed it. Near the end of Form 540 there is a section called Voluntary Contributions where you can donate one dollar or more to the Rare and Endangered Species Fund (line 403) and/or the California Sea Otter Fund (line 410). 493 more words


Foxes may be more destuctive pest than wild dogs for sheep and native mammals

A team of ecologists has found dietary evidence that foxes may be a more deadly predator for sheep farms in southern Australia than wild dogs or dingoes. 449 more words


BOEM Scoping Part 1: Comments Needed

Last week, I attended a protest and an informational event in Annapolis, Maryland. The objective was to keep oil and gas exploration away from our shores. 1,580 more words

Current Events

Negros species vulnerable to extinction


On March 3, 2015, the Philippines joined the commemoration of the World Wildlife Day, which was declared during the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly in December 2013. 1,208 more words

Conservation Initiatives

Squirrel Glider Nest Boxes Will Provide Essential Habitat

Thirty nest boxes have been installed in the rail corridor between Cowra and Young as part of the John Holland Squirrel Glider Conservation Project. Lachlan Valley Tree Services expertly climbed and installed the boxes in a variety of eucalypts in a location where Squirrel Gliders were detected earlier in the year. 90 more words

Project Updates

Governments can't afford to be cassowary complacent over roadkill and dog attack deaths

Over a period of five years, and not so long ago, 28 southern cassowaries were killed by collisions with cars on roads at Mission Beach in far north Queensland. 476 more words