Sharks ‘bigger and fatter’ and numbers ‘out of control’ in north Queensland, fisher says

One of Queensland's last remaining commercial shark fishermen warns shark numbers in north Queensland are "out of control" and he is surprised there have not been far more people mauled by the animals.

Gateway to Stradbroke Island development proposal raises alarm over dredging

A $1.3 billion development at the gateway to Stradbroke Island off Brisbane sparks major environmental concerns after internal department briefings reveal 32 hectares of internationally protected wetlands will be dredged, threatening dozens of species, including loggerhead turtles and dolphins.

Threatened gliders are ‘gonna die’ in VicForests’ logging experiment, expert says

A government-owned company is experimenting with how it logs and burns the habitat of a threatened glider to see how the native animal survives as part of a research project that's been compared to Japan's "scientific whaling".