Thursday, 1 February 2024
Professor Hugh Possingham (BirdLife Australia Vice President, former Queensland Chief Scientist and Chief Councillor with the Biodiversity Council) spoke with ABC’s 7.30, ahead of the Federal Government’s overhaul of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (EPBC Act) later this year.
In this Australian birding podcast, host Cesar Puechmarin caught up with our very own National Public Affairs Manager Sean (“Bird Man”) Dooley during the 2023 Australasian Ornithological Conference (AOC).
The AOC is hosted by BirdLife Australia and Birds NZ.
In January, Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek blocked the Victorian government’s plan to build a wind turbine plant at the Port of Hastings – due to the significant impacts it would have on the Western Port Ramsar Site and migratory shorebirds. But will the Minister reject Walker Corporation’s similarly concerning proposal at Toondah Harbour?
Some welcome good news for the Critically Endangered Regent Honeyeater! A zoo-bred and wild bird pair have successfully fledged chicks – a first for the NSW Regent Honeyeater Recovery Program.
The Regent Honeyeater breeding program is a conservation partnership between BirdLife Australia, NSW Government’s Saving our Species program and Taronga Conservation Society Australia.
The Darter is a large, slim water bird with a long snake-like neck, sharp pointed bill, and long, rounded tail.
This program focuses on the conservation of wetland and waterways and the birds they support.
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