The latest update of the Red List of Threatened Species published recently by the International Union for Conservation of Nature has the number of extinct animal species in Australia at 40, with 106 also listed as critically endangered.
People living on Victoria's south-west coastline are reporting dead or dying barn owls at record rates. They want to know what is killing their native birds.
Tourists are lured from across the country to Portland with the promise of catching bluefin tuna, but many hold fears that a cut to quotas could result in a major hit to the town.
You won't bee-lieve how many bees Australia has exported to Canada in the past four years.
We see so many iconic animals in marketing and media that we may be forgetting their populations in the wild are actually dwindling, researchers say.
Researchers say targets for biodiversity loss are failing because they ignore key drivers such as human population and corruption.
Australia will have to get creative if it's going to deal with the waste of 40 million people, but it could start by following the lead of Sweden, which has created a system that is reliant on waste as a fuel source.
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