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
We had a fun turnout at our artist competition launch day on 30th July at the Making Good Alliance (MGA) headquarters, Tamborine Mountain. This was our first of many collaborative events with MGA to educate and raise awareness of environmental issues and strategies to empower the community towards sustainable solutions for conservation. We officially launched our
State of the Environment: report shows Australia’s failure of environmental and conservation stewardship Authors note: My name is Cosmo Hutmacher, and I am studying to be an Environmental Scientist working for Natura Pacific. I work in the Environmental Management, Ecology and Conservation Management field and will investigate how we will free Australian ecosystems from ongoing
A Tree with No Name! The Remarkable Story of One of the Gold Coast’s More Mysterious Native Plants Natura Pacific’s latest episode in the Back from the Brink series, Season 4 Episode 4, tells the story of the Ormeau Bottle-tree (Brachychiton sp. Ormeau). This incredible tree is a cousin of the more familiar Queensland Bottle-tree
From Nest to Ocean – the Story of the Loggerhead Turtle Natura Pacific were lucky enough to get the opportunity to work with the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Science in late 2021 on a fabulous project called ‘Nest to Ocean’. This initiative, managed by Dr Manda Page and her team, is a multi-million
Glossy Black-cockatoo
A bird beloved – the story of the Glossy Black Cockatoo There’s a bird out there that has brought people together for years. It’s called the Glossy Black-cockatoo and it’s the feature of a brand new episode in the Back from the Brink docu-series being run this year by Natura Pacific and the Glossy Black
About Dr Alan Horsup Dr Alan Horsup has worked in the Threatened Species Operations Unit of the Queensland Department of Environment and Science for 30 years. His main focus has been the recovery of the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat. During his time working on this project, wombat numbers have increased five-fold and there are now two
Burrowing from the Brink – the story of the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat Fifty-years ago this year, a conservation miracle was coming to life deep in the heart of the Isaac Region of Central Queensland. Here, in an unassuming isolated patch of remnant sclerophyll woodland on an ancient river plain, a small band of people decided
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