Unlocking the Secrets of Seeds
Have you ever wanted to grow your own rainforest trees? This long-awaited guide to rainforest propagation unlocks the secrets to growing 300 rainforest species.
Coding for Kids: Building technology creators not technology users
Confused about coding? Heather Catchpole, co-author of children's book Ready, Set, Code! reveals the value of teaching the next generation to see how the technology around them works – and how to create it themselves.
The Secrets of Good Science Communication: telling stories that matter with Craig Cormick
Dr Craig Cormick, author of The Science of Communicating Science, reveals his three top tips for communicating science to influence beliefs, behaviours and policies.
Australian Mistletoes: unwrapping the mysteries of these intriguing native plants
Seems like the perfect time to read about Australian mistletoes don’t you think? But are they naughty or nice? David Watson’s Mistletoes of Southern Australia unwraps some of the mysteries surrounding these fascinating native plants.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Craig Smith
Hoping to hone your sketching abilities? Renowned children's illustrator Craig Smith shares his tips and tells us what it was like bringing our new picture book Windcatcher to life.
Australian Pollinator Week: celebrating more than just the bees and birds
It’s Australian Pollinator Week (10 – 17 Nov) and time to celebrate the amazing animals like bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, reptiles, and flies that keep our planet alive.
A Rosella by Any Other Name: talking Australian Bird Names with Ian Fraser
This National Bird Week learn more about Australia’s birds and the changing ways we describe them with Australian Bird Names co-author Ian Fraser.
Windcatcher: an amazing tale of migration, conservation and survival
Award-winning children’s author Diane Jackson Hill explores the mysteries of seabird migration in her beautiful new book Windcatcher. We asked Di what it is about this plucky little bird that inspired her.
World Habitat Day: Home is where the hollow is
It’s World Habitat Day on October 7 and we choose to celebrate the amazing world of tree hollows, and the incredible animals that call them home.
Whitley Awards 2019: Recognising the best of Australasian zoological literature
Each year the Royal Zoological Society of NSW celebrates the best of Australasian zoological literature by awarding the Whitley Medal. In 2019 we are thrilled to announce the winner is Zobi and the Zoox: A Story of Coral Bleaching.