Kirsty Needham Forestry Corporation of NSW has buried wombats alive in their burrows, causing slow deaths, despite a deal with wildlife groups to protect the animals during logging.
Glenda Kwek They are white and very rare.
Steve Dow AT least 3000 wombats are killed each year on 800 kilometres of NSW highway that fall within the wombat's reserved optimal habitat.
John Thistleton The Australian National University is embarking on the most comprehensive study yet of Lake George's mysterious water levels, as well as its archaeological, indigenous and European history.
Ben Cubby Taronga researchers hope breakthrough will aid conservation efforts.
The bird, depicted in red ochre, stands with its awkward hammer of a head stretched far forward of its stocky body and massive thighs.
Ben Cubby PARK rangers overwhelmingly oppose hunting in NSW national parks and many believe it poses a serious risk to human lives, as well as killing native animals and damaging existing feral animal control...
A second northern hairy-nosed wombat joey has been caught on film emerging from a burrow at a nature refuge in south-west Queensland.
Tony Moore Scientists have captured the "historic first steps" of a joey of one of Australia's rarest marsupials, a northern hairy-nosed wombat - a species still facing extinction.
Marika Dobbin Eight koalas have been hit by cars in the past month near the town of Gisborne, 10 kilometres north-west of the Melbourne boundary.