‘The unsung heroes of Australian fauna’: how quolls can help us understand the modern world

‘The unsung heroes of Australian fauna’: how quolls can help us understand the modern world

All Harry Saddler really wanted to do was to see a quoll in the wild. It was November 2019, and the Melbourne-based author was enjoying a surprise publishing success: his small book, The Eastern Curlew, a telling of the extraordinary migration of Australia’s largest shorebird, had sold through its hardcover print run, opening a new […]

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‘Road to extinction’: koalas could soon be listed as endangered in swathes of eastern Australia

‘Road to extinction’: koalas could soon be listed as endangered in swathes of eastern Australia

Koalas could soon be listed as endangered in Queensland, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory after bushfires smashed already struggling populations and destroyed precious habitat. A federal panel of threatened species experts has recommended the marsupial’s status be upgraded from vulnerable in each of the three jurisdictions. Josey Sharrad from the International Fund […]

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Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

Austrian prince is investigated over claims he ‘illegally’ shot dead the ‘largest’ brown bear in Romania after paying £6,000 during a trophy hunt in the Carpathian Mountains

An Austrian prince will be investigated over allegations he illegally shot and killed what is believed to be Romania’s largest brown bear during a trophy hunt in the country’s Carpathian Mountains in March, Romanian authorities said Wednesday. Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein was granted a four-day hunting permit in March in Romania’s Covasna County […]

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