Kangaroo Island, once dubbed Australia’s ‘Noah’s Ark’, faces eco-tourism pressure

A proposal to develop privately-owned eco-lodge villages in a Kangaroo Island national park threatens an island once considered Australia's 'Noah's Ark', local parks volunteers say.

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.

Wild dog fence underway after decades of sheep being ‘ripped apart’

It has taken almost 20 years of campaigning from farmers and today the first post of a new $11 million wild dog fence in WA has been driven into the ground.

‘Pave paradise and you lose’: Call for a toll road at remote, fragile tourist spot

Visitor numbers at one of Australia's most remote tourist destinations are expected to soar once its notoriously rough 4WD track is sealed, prompting calls to protect it.

Major parties accused of neglecting a ‘broken’ Landcare funding system

The Landcare movement has the ability to unite farmers and environmentalists, but it hasn't received much attention in an election campaign infatuated with climate change.