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.

This possum could become our first climate change extinction

The white lemuroid possum of Far North Queensland's tropical mountains doesn't sweat because it's never needed to cool its body before. Now harsher heatwaves are forcing it to higher elevations and it is at risk of becoming Australia's first animal to become extinct due to man-made climate change.

Aboriginal elders support drilling on Lake Torrens

Some Aboriginal elders have given their support for a mining operation on Lake Torrens in the Flinders Rangers, which holds a sacred place in Dreamtime legend.

Why exporting feral animal meat could relieve tensions on front line of pest crisis

Exporting more pest animals as meat overseas could help in the fight against invasive species, which have been labelled the single greatest threat to Australia's native flora and fauna, experts say.