James Robertson Rabbits, increasingly inured to human poison, are on the run across Sydney.
Trained detection dogs will be used to flush out rabbits and hares in the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary so the pests can then be shot or gassed.
Mike Hedge The official weather forecast for Rockhampton yesterday was accurate enough, in an understated, Australian way.
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...
Andrew Darby The usual tool for dealing with an oyster is a stubby-bladed knife, inserted and twisted to prise the bivalve apart and unlock the seafood treasure inside.
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.
Nina Karnikowski Dog training is the latest desperate measure in the battle to protect Australia's endangered koalas, with estimates putting numbers in the wild below 50,000.
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.
Tim the Yowie Man A kookaburra sits in an old she oak chuckling, no doubt laughing at the three of us scrambling up Mount Majura.
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.
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.
The hunt is on to undo some of the damage caused by introduced animals to native species on one of Australia's southernmost outposts, writes John Huxley.
Elizabeth Weise It sounded like a joke when the news first broke in 2000: giant Burmese pythons were invading the Everglades.
Erik Jensen, James Robertson Joe Girgenti has been driving ice-cream vans for 26 years. But his five trucks have spent much of the past few months tucked under a carport. ''It's been the worst summer that I've had,'' he said.
Saffron Howden The hunter is conflicted, Edward Hoogenboom says. The adrenalin rush that comes with a kill is quickly followed by ''the hunter's lament''.
More than 2000 birds have died on Macquarie Island since the federal government began a scheme to cull rabbits, cats, rats and mice.
Tom Arup It has been three years since Peter and Emma Ashton packed up their lives and headed outback.
Very little is known about the risk of dogs passing the Hendra virus to humans, the CSIRO says.
Paddy Manning THE businessman Graeme Wood has condemned Australia's failure to act on climate change, criticising ''scared'' politicians for a lack of leadership.
A laboratory in Britain infiltrated by animal welfare campaigners may have allowed animals in its care to suffer unnecessarily, according to a Home Office report.