Yellow crazy ant
Photo © David Wilson
Too much to lose: Yellow crazy ants in the Wet Tropics
Australia has a small window of opportunity to keep the Wet Tropics safe from yellow crazy ants. Lori Lach and Conrad Hoskin consider the potential costs of failure.
Photo © Holly Bryant
Celebrating the dragons of the sky: In memory of Holly Bryant
Dragonflies, rich sources for both art and science, have been venerated and admired in some cultures, reviled and feared in others. Carol Booth and Jenny Thynne commemorate a remarkable woman who loved and fought for the natural world and was enchanted by these dragons of the sky.
Photo © Tim Bawden
What sooty owls used to eat: A history of mammal losses in eastern Victoria
It's a question that haunts nature-lovers - what was Australia like before European colonisation? Zoologist Rohan Bilney follows clues left by sooty owls in Gippsland.
Photo © Sharon Wormleaton
Worth every cent: The quest to save the orange-bellied parrot
In an age of shrinking conservation budgets, some have questioned the worth of saving Australia's rarest bird. But giving up on the orange-bellied parrot is unthinkable, says Mark Holdsworth.
Photo © Peter McRae
Burr enthusiasts Jen Silcock and Peter McRae travel far and wide to find a decent prickle. Let them imbue you, too, with enthusiasm for burrs.