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21 Jul 2022
In the long-delayed State of the Environment report released this week, there is one terrifying sentence: “Environmental degradation is now considered a threat...
19 Jul 2022
Three lessons from Australia’s ‘climate wars’ and how we can finally achieve better climate policy »
Australia’s long-lasting climate wars offer three painful lessons we shouldn’t ignore this time around.
18 Jul 2022
Ecologists fear the widespread loss of native mistletoe due to drought could leave nectar-feeding birds even more vulnerable.
18 Jul 2022
Fenner in the News - More than 1,000ha of koala habitat would be cleared for proposed Queensland coalmine »
Campaigners warn of ‘disturbing trend’ of proposed mines falling just below the threshold requiring environmental impact statement
17 Jul 2022
What does it take to bring an extinct species back from the dead? Well, sometimes — a Woman's Day magazine.
16 Jul 2022
Opinion - The state government is increasing our bushfire risk right now (Professor David Lindenmayer) »
More than a dozen years later, and after detailed studies following the 2009 fires and again after the 2019-2020 Black Summer fires, the science shows that...
10 Jul 2022
Fenner in the News - ‘Stark raving, barking mad’: experts question the building of homes below ‘worst-case’ flood levels in western Sydney »
While state government cools on once highly-touted developments, array of experts decry plans for any housing on floodplain.
9 Jul 2022
Fenner in the News - Australia’s greater glider now an endangered species, and it’s not the only one »
Furry flyer joins koala and others on the brink; land clearing a major culprit.
6 Jul 2022
Fenner in the News - Greater glider listed as endangered, as climate change and logging threatens species »
Conservationists have renewed calls for an end to native forest logging as Australia's largest gliding mammal, the greater glider, has been listed as...
5 Jul 2022
We’ve known about the risk of floods to the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley for a long time. Yet successive state governments have failed to properly mitigate its...
29 Jun 2022
SECRET documents reveal the NSW Water Minister has ignored the warnings of department staff about proposed changes to the state's floodplain harvesting...
22 Jun 2022
Fenner in the News - Jamie Pittock chats to ABC Country Hour about why raising dam levels is not a good idea »
Professor Jamie Pittock says there are much better options to secure water for towns in the Lachlan Valley than raising Wyangala Dam.