Soundscape Ecology

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park soundscape ©2016 Great Big Story

The aural richness of a habitat is a direct measure of its biodiversity. Comparing this before and after any human impact on a landscape, we can get an indication of how much biodiversity has been lost.

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Greater Glider

Petauroides volans by Department of National Parks (Qld)

The Greater Glider is Australia's largest gliding marsupial.

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Noojee's Forests

Tree ferns in a proposed coupe via Friends of Noojee's Trees

Noojee is a picturesque town in Victoria's Central Highlands, part of the proposed Great Forest National Park and set to be logged by Vicforests in 2018.

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WA Forest Alliance

Forests for Life © 2018 WA Forest Alliance

WA Forest Alliance campaigns for the protection of WA's south-west forests

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Blue-billed Duck

Blue-billed duck © David Taylor

The Blue-billed Duck, Oxyura australis, is a species that's rarely seen due to its affinity for deep-water lakes and wetlands.

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Lake Knox

Lake Knox © 2018 Echo Active

Lake Knox is home to a number of locally threatened ducks, including the threatened Blue-bill, and is proposed to be drained for a wetland and property development

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Ecosophia is Latin for "ecological wisdom".

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​Plant, fungi and animal identification

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Great Forest National Park

© Great Forest National Park

The Great Forest National Park is a proposed park in Victoria's Central Highlands, North East of Melbourne.

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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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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 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 is a community initiative and a free world-wide online app connecting people to recycle their organic waste

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Climate Change

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


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For all things leafy


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


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