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.
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.
World Oceans Day: marvels of marine science
Dive into the pages of our publications to learn about fascinating marine science, discover the weird and wonderful creatures from the deep, and understand some of the threats our oceans face.
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!
Sequencing Eucalypt DNA: behind the scenes with Andrew Thornhill
We asked the lead author of an Australian Systematic Botany study to shed some light on the many years of work, people involved and challenges of sequencing the DNA of over 700 eucalypt species.
The Worth of Wetlands: understanding the monetary value of global wetlands
Global wetlands are worth the equivalent of over US$47 trillion dollars a year, according to a study published in the journal Marine and Freshwater Research.