Our collaborators in Botswana have uncovered some disturbing news during their ongoing aerial survey of northern Botswana. This is a good article highlighting the issue.

The New York Times Article: Scores of Dead Elephants Found in Botswana ‘Poaching Frenzy’ 

WARNING: This article contains some photos that may be distressing to some readers.

Water is a hot topic in our currently drought affected country. Do we have enough water? How do we balance the needs of both agriculture and the environment?

There has been considerable public attention on the effect of the Water Sharing Plan for the Barwon-Darling and Alluvial Water Sources 2012 and in particular the changes made to the plan after publ

The Lake Disappointment Potash Project will have major and unacceptable environmental impacts on the nationally important Lake Disappointment.

Australia is facing an extinction crisis for biodiversity, including its fauna, but also flora and other organisms and processes.

Australian science is catching up with illegal traffickers of precious wildlife.

Large waterbird breeding events are one-third as likely to occur in one of Australia's most important wetlands after floods were sharply curbed by expanded irrigation, researchers have found.

It is important that Australia leads the world in ecologically sustainable development, given our resources, education and understanding of threats to ecosystems from anthropogenic developments.

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is a significant policy initiative, critical to restoring the environmental health of the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin.

This submission focuses on some broad general comments and recommendations, followed by responses on the draft recommendations provided from the second review of the Lake Eyre Basin Agreement (Noetic Group, 2017).

The Centre for Ecosystem Science has made a submission in response to two consultation papers released by the NSW Government. 

"Satellite data, and the tools that ecologists use to analyse them, are more accessible and plentiful than ever." -Roberta Kwok

The Centre for Ecosystem Science, in addition to other environmental groups nationwide, have voiced their concerns regarding the recent draft of the biodiversity plan released by Department of the Environment and Energy. Apparently, Australia is falling behind third world countries in terms of conservation initiatives.