Endangered species


19 Mar 2018

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of the Environment and Energy’s design of the Threatened Species Prospectus.


9 Oct 2017

The report comprises seven chapters on key topics related to the conservation and current management of Leadbeater’s Possum and the forest habitats on which the species depends.


4 Jun 2017

An assessment of the current status of Australia's Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) paints a grim picture for threatened birds. In 2017, 19 KBAs have been declared as 'in danger' of losing the environmental values that make them important.


31 May 2017

Examines the state of New Zealand’s native birds and what it might take to restore them in large numbers to the mainland


15 Sep 2015

Takes a deep look at the health of our oceans and the impact of human activity on marine life.


Our ocean – that seemingly infinitely bountiful, ever awe-inspiring blue that defines our planet from space – is in crisis. When I...

Audio interview

10 Apr 2015

The loss of endangered species and poorly protected regional ecosystems is a national crisis, but it's not time to adopt what's been called 'triage' - giving up on some species while trying to pick conservation 'winners' with others.

That's the view of Dr Jim...


20 Mar 2015

Science is vital to our conservation management. Our ecologists work hand-in-hand with land managers to plan and deliver effective conservation management for Australia’s species. We use science to inform, monitor and adapt our conservation strategies and actions, as well as to advance solutions to key...


30 Sep 2014

Reveals the effects of the pressures being placed on the planet and explores the implications for society.


Sustainable development has figured prominently on the international agenda for more than a quarter of a century. People talk earnestly of the environmental, social...


28 Aug 2014

By 2050, the world will see the most explosive era of road expansion in human history, with a 60 per cent increase in the world's network of paved roads - enough to circle the globe more than 600 times.

And according to the authors...


21 May 2014

Despite strict legislation, illegal wildlife trade continues on Australian online ecommerce stores creating further demand and endangering species.

The internet can be a great thing, bringing us closer, exchanging info; it’s letting me share my thoughts with you now. But it also...


14 Mar 2014

This report outlines a plan to secure the survival of New Zealand's native frogs.


Native frogs were formerly widespread and common throughout New Zealand. However, they are now much reduced in range, with remnant populations only occurring on the mainland of...


1 Jan 2014

Mariculture interest in the Tridacnidae family of giant clams has increased in response to economic and nutritional opportunities, but also in response to increasing reports of local extinctions as a result of over-harvesting, pollution, and habitat degradation. Key impediments to culturing giant clams for stock...


9 Aug 2011

This thesis centres on methods and studies designed to increase knowledge surrounding the at sea distribution of seabirds during various periods in their annual cycle (i.e., breeding, migration, over-wintering). Following a brief introduction in Chapter 1, in Chapter 2, "Effects of archival tags on Sooty...


8 Dec 2004

Terms of reference


On 26 March 2003 the Senate agreed to the recommendation of the Selection of Bills Committee in its Report No. 4 of 2003 that the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Invasive Species) Bill 2002 be referred to the...



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