Esther Han "She is an attention seeker," says Peter Bergman, a ranger with the National Parks and Wildlife Service, of a bottlenose dolphin that has been making friends up and down the NSW coast for 18 months.
Tom Arup Weekend gold and gem hunters will be allowed to operate in more national parks in Victoria after the state government gave the green light for eight areas to be opened up.
Peter Hannam The O'Farrell government has rejected calls from an inquiry led by the Shooters and Fishers Party to allow logging in reserved areas
Sean Nicholls, Peter Hannam The forestry industry has accused the state government of failing to meet its commitments to timber supply and backed the recommendation of a parliamentary inquiry that national parks be opened up...
Sean Nicholls Logging would be allowed in NSW national parks and a freeze imposed on the declaration of new conservation areas under recommendations of a state parliamentary inquiry.
Anna Patty THE government's decision to allow hunting of feral animals in national parks has raised concerns that native animals will be caught in the crossfire.
Tom Arup Victoria's national parks will be open for private development under a shake-up unveiled by the state government.
Protected areas for wildlife have expanded worldwide to cover a land area the size of Russia in the past two decades, but far more parks and reserves are needed to meet a 2020 target, a study shows.
Brian Robins The Shooters and Fishers Party wants the new state government to allow the hunting of feral animals in national parks along with a review of marine parks, saying ''political'' factors underscored...
Peter Hannam Two dead humpback whales have washed up on NSW beaches in recent days, prompting a reminder for swimmers to avoid getting too close to the giant “shark magnets”.
Stephanie Wood The Top End's crocodile population has bounced back since the animals were protected, and stakeholders agree that resolving the sometimes deadly conflict between crocs and humans is a priority.
Peter Hannam Coalition divisions over native vegetation clearing laws are likely to be tested on Monday with the Baird cabinet expected to discuss a bill by the Shooters and Fishers party that green groups say...
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Nicole Hasham A coalition of environment groups has quit a state government logging review in disgust, saying the process is “deeply flawed” and threatened species and streams are imperilled.
South Africa plans to evacuate hundreds of rhino from Kruger National Park to safe havens out of horn smugglers' reach.
Park puzzles over how to find and extract the drone after it sank into the depths of Grand Prismatic Spring.
Peter Hannam Taxpayers are being asked to subsidise logging in four ecologically sensitive state conservation areas in northern NSW, according to a draft report of the Natural Resources Commission.
Henry Belot The long wait for snow on the peaks of the Snowy Mountains came to an end on Sunday with meteorologists predicting perfect conditions for snow making and further falls this week.
Peter Hannam The Baird government has been accused of ignoring the advice of its own agencies in allowing the expansion of underground coalmining into Sydney’s protected water catchment area.
Peter Hannam Two of the biggest environment issues – climate change and coal seam gas – are all but ignored in this year's state budget with neither terms appearing in the 511-page budget estimates 2014-15 tome.