Whale shark numbers healthy at Ningaloo but concerns remain for world’s biggest fish

Whale shark experts from around the world gather in Exmouth to explore the latest research and management of the world's biggest fish.

Mass live-pig burials and millions more culled as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Pigs are being buried alive as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Conservationists push to save critically endangered regent honeyeater’s only known breeding site from development

It is one of Australia's rarest birds, but conservationists say Hunter Valley habitat crucial to the breeding and survival of the regent honeyeater is currently zoned for industrial development and urgently needs protecting.