Greater Sooty Owl

Greater Sooty Owl

Prior to European settlement the Greater Sooty Owl was abundant in Victoria's montane forests. Due to loss of habitat, it is now listed as endangered in Victoria.

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Species

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Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanian Devil Baby

Tasmanian Devils are threatened by Devil Facial Tumour Disease. The disease afflicts three quarters of Tasmania's Devils but is absent from Devils in the Tarkine in Tasmania's North West.

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Neonicotinoids

Neonicotinoids sprayed on crops in the EU

Neonicotinoids are a class of pesticide that has been linked to adverse ecological effects, including honey-bee colony collapse disorder and loss of birds due to reductions in insect populations.

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Superb Lyrebird

Superb lyrebird in Marysville State Forest, Australia © Donovan Wilson

Ecosystem engineer and master imitator

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Dawn Chorus in Toolangi

Protectors in the Central Highlands

​Starring Toolangi's finest songbirds

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Leadbeater's Possum

Leadbeater's Possum. Image by Justin McManus

The Leadbeater's or "fairy possum" is Victoria's iconic faunal emblem. This marsupial lives in ancient tree hollows in Toolangi and the Central Highlands and when fully grown can fit in the palm of a human hand.

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Baw Baw Frog

Baw Baw Frog via Zoos Victoria
The Baw Baw Frog, Philoria frosti, a mottled brown-black native of Mount Baw Baw, is listed under the IUCN red list as critically endangered.
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ShareWaste

ShareWaste

We connect people who wish to recycle their kitchen scraps with their neighbours who are already composting, worm-farming or keep chickens.

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Climate Change

Photo: AP
​Climate science, politics, costs and ecology

Leaves

pexMaple Leaves on Ground Close Up Photo during Daytime by Pexels

For all things leafy

Frogs

fvia via pbs.org
Incredibly diverse, colourful, endlessly fascinating, and cute and squelchy, frogs are sadly threatened in many parts of the world. Tag anything frog related here!

Christmas Island Pipistrelle

Chsitmas Island Pipistrelle by Dr Lindy Lumsden
The Christmas Island Pipistrelle,  Pipistrellus murrayi , has not been declared extinct under the EPBC Act but the species has not been heard or sighted since a team of researchers was sent to Christmas Island in 2009.

Threatened Species in Australia

Threatened Species in Australia (Pictured: Leadbeater's Possum, Quokka, Powerful Owl, Glossy Black Cockatoo, Barred Galaxias, Yellow-bellied Glider, Growling Grass Frog, Giant Freshwater Crayfish)

Australia is facing a biodiversity crisis, over 500 species are listed as threatened under the Federal Environmental Preservation and Biodiversity Conservation Act.

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Tarkeeth State Forest

Tarkeeth by Howling Infinite
​The Tarkeeth is located on Gumbaynggirr country, between the Bellinger & Kalang Rivers, in the Bellingen Valley on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Biodiversity in the region is currently subject to clearfelling, slash and burn logging.

Glossy Black Cockatoo

Glossy Black Cockatoo by Maureen Goninan

The Glossy Black-Cockatoo, Calyptorhynchus lathami, is the smallest of the five black-cockatoos. Populations have declined, with local extinctions and range contraction mainly caused by habitat clearing.

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Melbourne

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Our organic partners in Melbourne are located in Elsternwick, South Melbourne, Prahran and Surrey Hills. We also partner with the Australian Natural Soap Company and accommodation and tour operators around the city. Echo Active Members save 10% on all items bought in-store or online from our business partners.

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The Tarkine

Arthur River, Ted Mead
The Tarkine, in North West Tasmania, is the second largest unbroken patch of cool temperate rainforest in the world.

Rewilding

Trophic Cascades

Rewilding is large-scale conservation aimed at restoring and protecting natural processes and core wilderness areas, providing connectivity between such areas, and protecting or reintroducing apex predators and keystone species.

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Powerful Owl

Powerful Owl via Coal Point Progress Association

The Powerful Owl, Ninox Strenua, is Australia's largest owl. It lives mainly in tall, humid forests but can also be found in semi-arid areas.

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Quokka

Quokka by @cambojones2020

​The Quokka, Setonix brachyurus, dubbed "the World's Happiest Animal", is a small marsupial, about the size of a domestic cat, found on some smaller islands off the coast of WA and in the state's South West.

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