Posts by Melinda Chandler
Behind the scenes at Double Helix magazine
Double Helix magazine is packed with news, facts, fun experiments and giveaways, perfect for enquiring minds. Editor of the magazine, Jasmine Fellows, takes us behind the scenes to explain how they create each issue.
Birds of Prey: Stephen Debus’ eagled-eyed observations
For more than 40 years Stephen Debus has studied or observed all of Australia’s resident raptor species – here Stephen shares some of his experiences with these magnificent birds.
The Secret Lives of Carnivorous Marsupials: biology with bite
Dr Marissa Parrott reveals the trials and tribulations of studying one of Australia’s carnivorous marsupials – the somewhat fierce, and certainly fascinating, Agile Antechinus.
We’re Buzzing about World Bee Day!
To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators the UN has designated May 20 as World Bee Day! Australian native bees are proficient and important pollinators – they are also amazingly diverse and visually stunning, so let’s celebrate!
Behind the Pages with Nic Gill
In June, Nic Gill author of Animal Eco-Warriors, will be presenting a workshop at the Greenwich Book Festival in London. Before she takes off, we've asked Nic where she got the inspiration to write her first children's book about animal eco-warriors!
Science Illustrated – Q&A with Aviva Reed
Aviva Reed is a visual ecologist and children's book illustrator whose exquisite illustrations can be found in the Small Friends Books series. We've asked Aviva to tell us a little about her inspiration and creative process.