Steve Jacobs is the Assistant Editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun-Herald and smh.com.au. He is also an author and a lawyer.
Steve Jacobs The humpbacks' southern migration is in full swing and plenty of mothers and calves are now on the move.
Steve Jacobs Sydney Ferries are not running between Manly and Circular Quay because of rough seas and strong winds.
Stephanie Gardiner and Steve Jacobs The rain is on its way to the city now and is expected to be at its heaviest until about 2pm, Weatherzone says.
Steve Jacobs Animal sentience, human-animal relationships and the ethical treatment of animals are explored in a new collection of short stories and essays, released by animal protection institute Voiceless and...
Steve Jacobs Whalewatchers were thrilled when a humpback breached in front of their boat at Manly today.
Steve Jacobs Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore has opened the doors to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, following its $10 million, nine-month overhaul.
Steve Jacobs A whale that gave birth in Sydney Harbour has taken her calf to see the Opera House.
Steve Jacobs The leopard ray can't change its spots although the leopard shark changes its stripes into spots. Both have recently changed homes, though.
Steve Jacobs The Australian ski-fields are being covered with the biggest dump of fresh snow this season.
Steve Jacobs Residents across south-eastern Australia have woken to a bitterly cold morning with frost biting hard across the region.
Steve Jacobs Sydney has been drenched since yesterday, receiving its heaviest June fall in five years.
Steve Jacobs The slaughter of kangaroos in Australia is going largely unnoticed when compared with Canada's widely condemned annual seal hunt, a prominent Canadian animal rights lawyer says.
Steve Jacobs Four young conservationists are being given the chance to get their hands wet and to pursue their passion as junior aquarists.
Steve Jacobs Sydney Aquarium has recently welcomed four spectacular juvenile weedy seadragons to its family of marine animals.
Steve Jacobs Sydney has been warned to prepare for localised flash flooding and traffic issues this week as heavy rain is forecast to hit the NSW coast.
Steve Jacobs Three baby fairy penguins, born at Sydney Aquarium, have been named.
Steve Jacobs Most people swim away from bull sharks. Klaus Jost swims towards them.
Steve Jacobs A Dutch environmentalist has been ordered to be released from a Japanese jail pending a judge's verdict in the case against him.
Steve Jacobs Severe thunderstorms are likely from Friday to next Tuesday as another trough moves in from the west of the state.
Steve Jacobs Three baby fairy penguins, born at Sydney Aquarium, have been released into the main penguin exhibit to be reunited with their parents.