More then 100 orphaned speckled flying foxes will head south for some tender loving care this week.
Erik Jensen TO RID the Botanic Gardens of its damaging flying fox colony, the federal Environment Minister, Peter Garrett, could be forced to ignore his own department's description of critical habitats needed...
David Ellery Native and feral animals are flocking to our road verges in search of a free meal as dry weather grips the region after three seasons of plenty.
Julie Power Getting too attached to a chook is risky. That's one of the lessons learnt by students at Muirfield High School in Sydney's north-west who for the first time are entering the Royal Easter Show's...
Ben Cubby IT IS hard to work out where the racket is coming from among a rustic clump of stringybarks in Centennial Park.
John Thistleton As thick and seemingly as sinister as pythons, this strangler fig's roots sprawl 50 metres across the forest floor in Murramarang National Park, in a silent, relentless fight for sunlight, water and...
Darren Gray THE evening light brings out the best in Scott Anderson's corn crop. The softer sunshine gives it a golden tinge, the abundant leaves look healthy and green, and when the breeze picks up they create...
In late August 2009 a tiny, solitary bat fluttered about in the rainforest near Australia's infamous Christmas Island detention camp. We don't know precisely what happened to it.
Climate change is a threat to everything from coffee plantations to Arctic foxes and even a moderate rise in world temperatures will be damaging for plants and animals in some regions, experts said...
Nicky Phillips The pastures blossomed first. Then came the small ground-dwelling creatures - the rabbits and the mice, followed by their hunters, the foxes, feral pigs and wild dogs.
Loud industrial noise and banging sounds will be played at Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens from today to scare off a colony of 5000 flying foxes.
Glenda Kwek After a few days of clashing and banging at dawn and dusk, a hush has fallen on Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.
Jim O'Rourke FLYING FOXES driven from Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens have spread as far as Bundaberg to the north and Pambula to the south, according to data from satellite tracking devices strapped around their...
Tony Cathcart, a quiet sort of bloke nearing 50, once spent 187 nights hunting a tabby cat through the red earth desert between Mildura on the River Murray and Broken Hill in far western NSW.
Deborah Smith Love them or loathe them, jacarandas, with their brilliant purple petals, have an important story to reveal about the effects of climate change.
Matthew Cawood Do we need to release elephants into the Australian bush?
Tom Arup It has been three years since Peter and Emma Ashton packed up their lives and headed outback.
Federal independent MP Bob Katter says Queenslanders should not have to obtain permits to evict flying foxes.
Nicky Phillips Horses can be stubborn, aggressive and greedy. They can also be loyal, affectionate and curious. And they can be leaders or followers, like people.
A horse has tested positive for Hendra on a property in the Gold Coast hinterland, becoming the 11th horse to contract the virus in Queensland this year.