Recognising and reversing platypus decline

Published On: November 25, 2020

There’s no denying that platypus (or platypuses, platypi – take your pick!) are incredible. They’re one of the most unique animals on the planet…

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OCS Conference Dives Deep on Sharks, Science, and Policymaking

Published On: November 9, 2020

By Lawrence Chlebeck This past week, I have been in my element at a virtual gathering of the Oceania region’s experts in the science of sharks an…

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Will the NSW parliament lock in the extinction of koalas by 2050?

Published On: October 29, 2020

Koalas have been doing it tough in NSW for some time. On top of land clearing, the Black Summer bushfires put their long-term future in serious doubt,…

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Intensive animal agriculture could spark the next pandemic

Published On: October 15, 2020

With the world’s animal farming dominated by intensive systems confining thousands of stressed animals in close proximity, we are encouraging the pe…

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Whales, dolphins and porpoises are disappearing at an alarming rate; Scientists issue urgent call to reverse the tide

Published On: October 14, 2020

Whales, dolphins and porpoises, known collectively as cetaceans, face momentous challenges to their survival today. Many of these animals are disappea…

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HSI is on the case for seabirds at critical tuna fishing meeting

Published On: October 9, 2020

This week the 27th annual Extended Commission meeting of the Commission on the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT) takes place from Monday 1…

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