Endangered habitats

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Bees bounce back after Australia’s black summer: ‘Any life is good life’
Australia’s bushfires were devastating for bee populations. But steady rain and community efforts are seeing the return of the pollinators

Max Opray

10, Apr, 2021 @8:00 PM

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African elephant recognised as two separate species – both endangered
‘Red list’ assessment of two separate African species exposes ‘critically endangered’ status of forest elephants, down 86% in 31 years

Patrick Greenfield

25, Mar, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Natural England gives proposed London Resort site protected status
Designation as SSSI welcomed by campaigners hoping to save Thames marshland habitat

Patrick Barkham

11, Mar, 2021 @2:04 PM

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19 Australian ecosystems are collapsing. THEY ARE CRITICAL RIGHT NOW THIS SECOND IT’S REALLY HAPPENING! | First Dog on the Moon
But despite all the extinctions (not the scientists the various flora and fauna) and the worsening everything they just won’t give up! Go scientists go!

First Dog on the Moon

08, Mar, 2021 @6:26 AM

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The disaster movie playing in Australia's wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause
Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots of hope

Adam Morton and Graham Readfearn

05, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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John Barilaro thanked for $107,000 grant to agricultural group associated with Angus Taylor's family
Grant used to develop case to lobby federal government to weaken native grassland protection came as separate Taylor-family controlled company was facing investigations for illegal clearing

Anne Davies and Lisa Cox

02, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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As many corals growing in the Pacific as trees in the Amazon, new study finds
Analysis suggests the risk of extinction of some species may not be as high as previously thought, but researchers warn local depletion still has a devastating impact

Graham Readfearn

01, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australian scientists warn urgent action needed to save 19 'collapsing' ecosystems
A ‘confronting and sobering’ report details degradation of coral reefs, outback deserts, tropical savanna, Murray-Darling waterways, mangroves and forests

Adam Morton Environment editor

25, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Morrison government’s new environment commissioner ‘toothless’, conservation groups say
Proposal criticised for not allowing the auditing of individual decisions about developments or the environment

Lisa Cox

25, Feb, 2021 @6:54 AM

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Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study
Other predators such as narwhals are suffering similarly as unique adaptations become less suited

Phoebe Weston

24, Feb, 2021 @1:50 PM

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'Development should stop': serious flaws in offsets plan for new western Sydney airport
The site chosen to offset the massive Badgerys Creek project was already earmarked for protection. Experts accuse the government of ‘double-dipping’

Lisa Cox

16, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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NSW minister Matt Kean's call for national environment watchdog at odds with federal Coalition
State says new body should be independent of politics and Morrison government should ensure strong Australian environmental standards

Lisa Cox

11, Feb, 2021 @4:43 AM

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