Australian Lungfish ‘Neoceratodus forsteri’ Did you know that there is a remarkable fish that is still found in a small number of Queensland’s southern rivers, and it has recently been the centre of much attention… River fish have always been, and still are, an important food source for Australians. From tens of thousands of years
Well, the waterways that carry our freshwater through the landscape…    Queensland’s waterways are incredibly precious! Our huge state has always been a dry place, but with future predicted climate scenarios, water may become even more scarce than before. Waterways throughout Queensland come in an array of sizes and forms: from small ephemeral wetlands, overland
Corronia Vine
There is a plant out there hidden amongst South East Queensland’s 4,000 plus species of native flora that you may not have heard of. It’s called Carronia (not Carona!) multisepalea, or the Carronia Vine. This unusual plant is a rainforest specialist growing in primary rainforest and sometimes on disturbed rainforest edges. While it’s indistinct little
threatened species - grasslands
Biodiversity Preservation Takes a Step in the Right Direction with the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Strategy   Australia is home to a mega diversity of flora and fauna! Unfortunately, these same native species face one of the highest extinction rates in the whole world, and the horrifying Black Summer bushfires of 2019-2020 have exacerbated the
  Introducing Phyllodes imperialis subsp. smithersi the Southern Pink Underwing This moth grows up to 16cm across from wing-tip to wing-tip and has striking colouring. The front-wings are broad and deep brown with incredible markings and venation that make the wings appear like a dead leaf. It even has a small white ‘leaf miner’ marking

Melaleuca Irbyana Tree Planting Day

On the 14th of September 2020, Natura Pacific facilitated a tree planting day in the Logan Council Area, to aid in the recovery of one of the most threatened plant species in Logan, Melaleuca irbyana or the Weeping Paperbark. The current distribution of this species is limited to only around 1,000 hectares in the Logan
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The social, environmental and business benefits of going beyond compliance A review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), its ineffectiveness and the social and consumer demands for going above and beyond the Australian Government’s key environmental legislation.  The current 10 year review of the EPBC Act is in its final
Natura Pacific Duck-billed Platypus
Reversing the decline of the iconic Duck-billed Platypus in South East Queensland – ‘Back from the Brink’ kick-starts Season 3 to spread awareness on the plight of this critically important keystone species. Natura Pacific is premiering Season 3 of our ‘Back from the Brink’ documentary series with an episode on the the unique and mysterious
Natura Pacific Back from the Brink
What is Carbon Farming and how can it benefit me? Basically, Carbon Farming is a way that land managers can contribute to the global reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by managing their land in a way that ensures carbon dioxide remains within the vegetation, soils, water-bodies and biomass of our landscapes rather than being released