Nangur Spiny Skink: A Unique Marvel in the Gympie Region’s Biodiversity   Introduction Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of the Gympie region in Australia lies a hidden gem of biodiversity—the Nangur spiny skink (Nangura spinosa). This fascinating lizard, adorned with tiny spines and endemic to the mountainous vine thickets in the Gympie region has become
Winners of the 2023 QLD & NT Gamechanger Award Celebrating #Business4Good in Queensland & Northern Territory at the Social Traders National Game Changers Awards 2023. We are overjoyed to share a remarkable piece of news with you! Last night, August 8th, 2023, in the vibrant city of Brisbane, Natura Pacific, in partnership with LendLease Communities
Five new species of tree-frog discovered in Papua New Guinea! Author: Nicholas Groenenberg Did you know that there are more than 7,500 identified frog species worldwide? So it seems unbelievable that yet another frog species, in fact, five new ones, have been discovered. Scientists from Griffith University and both Queensland and South Australian Museums have
Back from the Brink – Action Hub is Now Live! The conversation on conservation just got a ‘level-up’ Back from the Brink, Queensland’s first audiovisual series dedicated to showcasing the plight of our most threatened species has reached its fifth year of production! Here at Natura Pacific, we are celebrating this milestone with a
Out of the frying pan, into the fire – the story of the Central Greater Glider Australia is a land of extremes. Despite millions of years of evolution, our native species are finding new challenges as they face increasingly turbulent patterns in our climate.  Australia’s east coast, normally wetter and cooler than the hot interior,
Carbon Seagrass
The importance of restoring marine and coastal environments for carbon credits. Seagrass restoration as a Natural Climate Solution strategy to mitigate Climate change. Author: Samir Khader. October 2022.  Mangrove forests, seaweed beds, tidal marshes, and seagrass meadows are critical marine ecosystems situated through the coastline with globally significant carbon sinks (Blue Carbon). These ecosystems are
ABSTRACT Fire plays an important role in maintaining grassy forests, and reduced fire frequency has been linked to encroachment of woody plants into grassy forests and woodlands globally. In Australia a range of threatened animals, including the northern population of the endangered eastern bristlebird (Dasyornis brachypterus), are dependent on grassy forests. We examined this issue
Eastern Bristlebird – An epic recovery program across three states   Eastern Bristlebird (Dasyornis brachypterus) The Eastern Bristlebird, a cryptic ‘LBJ’ or ‘little brown job’ as its colloquially known in the birding world, is a nationally endangered species of passerine, or perching bird. This small, let’s-say cinnamon-coloured beauty, has had scientists, rangers, zoo-keepers and politicians
PREFACE This review of the loggerhead turtle provides the first comprehensive collation of biological data for the species. While peer-reviewed scientific publications are the most significant source of information for the species, there is a large body of additional information available from many other sources within Australia. In particular, I have drawn together data contained