Conservationists plan a food drop to save migratory shorebirds from starvation

Conservationists plan a food drop to save migratory shorebirds from starvation

Posted April 12, 2018 07:33:09 Photo: The Great Knot is considered by the Australian Government to be critically endangered. (Supplied: Andrew Silcocks) Related Story: Millions of shorebirds are flying for their lives Conservationists from around the world are warning huge numbers of migratory shorebirds could starve without human intervention in …

Great Barrier Reef: conservationists campaign for net-free zone to protect dugongs | Environment

Conservationists plan to establish a commercial fishing net-free zone in the northern Great Barrier Reef by buying and retiring the area’s last remaining licence. WWF-Australia will launch a crowdfunding campaign to buy the 600m net operating out of Princess Charlotte Bay in the far north, which would effectively end gillnetting …

Conservationists fear being locked out of review into how agriculture interacts with EPBC Act

Conservationists fear being locked out of review into how agriculture interacts with EPBC Act

Posted March 29, 2018 19:08:23 Photo: Josh Frydenberg says “the red-tape burden costs fall disproportionately on the farmer”. (ABC News: Jed Cooper) Farmers have welcomed a review into cutting red tape around national environmental laws, but conservationists are angry, saying they are being denied a voice in the process. Key …