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.
Australian Pollinator Week: celebrating more than just the bees and birds
It’s Australian Pollinator Week and time to celebrate the amazing animals like bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, reptiles, and flies that keep our planet alive.
In-Spidering Research: Dr Leanda Mason and the world-famous Trapdoor Spider
A year after her Pacific Conservation Biology article about the world’s oldest spider went viral, Leanda Mason shares why she thinks it resonated with the public and what it was like to work with the legendary 'Lady of Spiders', Barbara York Main.