One of three peregrine falcon chicks that hatched, in front of thousands of online fans, has died in a nest perched high on a Melbourne skyscraper, marking the third year in a row the nest has suffered such a loss.
The Barossa Valley is recognised for its wine and tourism, but some bird species are beginning to disappear because of habitat fragmentation and noisy miners.
As their usual food sources dry up, flying foxes are searching further afield for shelter and something to eat.
The NSW Government will discuss establishing a national park south of Sydney to protect the state’s last chlamydia-free koala colony under threat by urban expansion.
They grow to 1.5m in length but are hard to see — an underground squelching being the tell-tale sign for farmers of an elusive species on their property.
Astronaut screening programs have inspired a group of Australian scientists to study the individual personalities of 50 native rats and how they cope with environmental stresses.
Alaska’s Indigenous tribes are fiercely proud of their land. With the Trump Government pushing to drill for oil in the state, could their protected wilderness be under threat?
The video captures octopuses, eels, bone-eating worms and scavenging fish munching on the remains of a newly-dead baleen whale that fell to the seabed off the coast of California.
Until now little has been known about what penguins get up to when they head out to sea to forage.
Luca the dolphin was 18 months old when he became entangled in discarded fishing line and died. Now Mandurah, south of Perth, is rallying together in a bid to protect the rest of its dolphin population from a similar fate….