Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost Wildlife
Showcasing stunning artwork Extinct: Artistic Impressions of Our Lost Wildlife shares stories of Australian animals that have been lost to extinction. Art to inspire conservation action.
National Threatened Species Day: Stories to share
National Threatened Species Day is a time to reflect on and celebrate our unique native flora and fauna. We believe that encouraging children to learn and care about these species is fundamental to protecting them into the future.
Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature: 2021 shortlist announced
Hands up if you are as happy as we are to learn that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, is shortlisted for the 2021 Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children’s Literature?
Birds and Bees and Frogs, Oh My! Seven guides you’ll go wild about
Kindle your curiosity about Australian wildlife, big and small, beautiful and strange, and unlock a new passion that you can use to help Australian science.
Hold On… The 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist is Here
We are delighted to announce that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish, written by Gina Newton and illustrated by Rachel Tribout, has been shortlisted for the 2021 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards!
2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards: Notables Announced
Each year the Children's Book Council of Australia celebrate great Australian children's literature with the CBCA Book of the Year Awards. We are thrilled to announce that Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish has been recognised in the 2021 Notables.
Whitley Awards 2020: Australasian zoological literature on show
The Royal Zoological Society of NSW Whitley Awards are an annual celebration of the best of Australasian zoological literature. This year, we are thrilled to announce that Hawkmoths of Australia has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal.
The Invertebrate World: Exploring Australia’s subtropical rainforests with Geoff Williams
Conservation Biologist Geoff Williams, author of The Invertebrate World of Australia's Subtropical Rainforests, discusses how he was inspired by the otherworldly beauty of subtropical rainforest and its inhabitants.
A lesson in ‘resilience’: realities and misconceptions
During a time of such great upheaval, including bushfires, climate change and a global pandemic, the topic of resilience has never been more pertinent. Brian Walker explains what resilience is and how we can learn more about it from nature.