*This post has been updated 11/01/2020* Welcome to 2020; the future of Australia’s biodiversity may rest on one catastrophic bushfire season. Or should I say, Australia’s response to the effects of one catastrophic bushfire season. At time of writing, more than 10 million hectares of forest (primarily National Park estate and native forests) has burnt [...]
Yo ho ho. It's that time of the year again when consumerism is in overdrive, the aircon is cranking, the Tin Lids are blasting, the bank accounts get seriously low and plastic crap is being handed out left, right and centre. Oh deer! Whilst there is controversy about Christmas' origins (was it a pagan ceremony [...]
We have just launched a brand new workshop - Nature Connection, Wildlife Ecology and Rewilding. BOOK HERE It's a 1 day course set in the stunning Lamington National Park at Binna Burra, QLD – Saturday June 1st - 10am - 4pm Connect with Australian ecology, geology, evolution and wildlife on the edge of a volcanic [...]
We are very excited to now be stocking Big Scrub Landcare's 'The Big Scrub Rainforest - A Journey Through Time' book. BUY BOOK NOW "Only a few hundred years ago the Big Scrub was the largest continuous expanse of lowland subtropical rainforest in Australia, covering an area of 75,000 hectares around the present-day towns of [...]
"You just get to cuddle animals all day, right?" Ecologists are the ones trying to remind Economists that we live on a planet with FINITE resources - humans need to work WITH the planet, not against it. We kind of need air and food and stuff.