Tom Arup The state's pre-eminent scientific organisation, the Royal Society of Victoria, has thrown its support behind the push for a new national park on Melbourne's doorstep to protect Leadbeater's possums...
John Thistleton Ah, life in the bush capital on Australia Day.
Calla Wahlquist In one of the worst animal cruelty cases ever seen in Tasmania, a 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to bashing, stabbing, running over, setting fire to and blowing up five possums.
A possum and her joey who survived a round with a chainsaw are expected to make a full recovery at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital on the Gold Coast.
Tom Reilly DEPENDING on your perspective, a possum may be a cute creature or annoying pest. But the marsupials are increasingly becoming victims, with the number of attacks by cats and dogs on the rise.
A rare Australian possum is being dubbed the new polar bear of climate change.
Tom McIlroy Experts are predicting a big year for Canberra's much-maligned bogong moths after an early arrival in 2013
Natalie O'Brien Thousands of healthy greyhound puppies are disappearing, presumed killed, every year, but their deaths are not reported or investigated by the $144 million greyhound racing industry.
Natalie O'Brien The illegal practice of allowing live animals to be killed by greyhounds as part of their racing training is still occurring in NSW, according to evidence that has been given at a parliamentary...
Alexandra Bolkas Fifty-three ringtail possums and three brushtail possums have been mutilated in the past 10 months, as the RSPCA says that cruelty towards possums is rising.
Nicky Phillips Endangered species experts plan to save the mountain pygmy possum from becoming the continent's first climate-change victim.
Alex Boyle Three savage attacks on kangaroos in the space of a fortnight have sparked concerns from animal welfare organisations, who say the severe penalties that could be levied against offenders are not...
Tom Arup Victoria's state-owned timber company will reduce logging by 25 per cent in the bushfire-ravaged mountain ash forests of the central highlands -- but will wait until mid-2017 to make the shift.
Natalie O'Brien The NSW Environment Protection Authority has been accused of being ''extremely shoddy, unprofessional and incompetent'' in its oversight of logging in the state's far north.
Glenda Kwek In the second of a three-part series on Sydney's parks, Glenda Kwek uncovers the secrets of Headland Park
Jackie French One of the good things about being a garden writer is that you can buy 100 daffodil bulbs and tell your husband, ''I need them for work.''
Ben Cubby Part of Sydney's Wakehurst Parkway will be fenced off to wildlife, after 98 wallabies were killed on the road this year.
Spring has sprung quite literally at Taronga Zoo.
'No one is allowed to sleep until we find it.'' Ecologist Dr James Smith is half joking but the force of his voice suggests he is determined, even a bit desperate.
Max Mason Soaring temperatures last century may have been hard work for many species across the planet but, by the end of this century, those temperatures, once considered extreme, will become the norm for...