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.
Peer Review Week: supporting quality peer review
Peer reviewers are an integral part of scholarly publishing. Learn more about how we seek to support the peer review process and get better at acknowledging our reviewers.
The Beauty Beneath – Underwater Sydney
Dip below the surface to discover the extraordinary plants and animals that call Sydney Harbour home.
Bakers with a Cause: Threatened Species Day
The Threatened Species Bake Off is an annual nationwide event to build awareness of Australia’s threatened flora and fauna. Our staff members are passionate about protecting our endangered species – we also really like cake.