Whitley Awards 2023: Showcasing the best Australasian zoological literature
We are thrilled that Prehistoric Australasia: Visions of Evolution and Extinction has been awarded the prestigious Whitley Medal at the 2023 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Whitley Awards!
Four stories of animal behaviour, adaptation and biodiversity
Recent research from Australian Journal of Zoology, International Journal of Wildland Fire, Pacific Conservation Biology and Invertebrate Systematics.
What’s So Wonderful About Australian Native Wasps?
Every creature matters in its own wonderful way, and native wasps are no exception. But in case you need convincing Katrina Germein and Suzanne Houghton will delight, surprise and woo you too in their picture book Wonderful Wasps.
On the Slime Trail with Dr John Stanisic – The Snail Whisperer
Prepare to fall in love with Australian native land snails. Just like the snails themselves, you’ll be all gooey inside after Dr John Stanisic has shared his insights on these often overlooked, but environmentally important invertebrates.
Discovering Dragonflies with Günther Theischinger
Dazzled by dragonflies? You’re not alone! We chatted with Günther Theischinger, co-author of The Complete Field Guide to Dragonflies of Australia, about his passion for dragonflies and damselflies.
Celebrating World Bee Day with the Bee Detectives
We don’t want to drone on, but we’re buzzing once again to celebrate World Bee Day! Author Vanessa Ryan-Rendall and the Bee Detectives are too!
Appreciating Amazing Aussie Arachnids
From alien butts to ant mimics, we leafed through the pages of A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia to find some great reasons to admire our eight-legged friends.
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.
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.