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Bat Education for the Australian Curriculum

Educating communities about the importance of our bat populations is becoming more important as the threats they are facing increase. Because of their importance as a keystone species in Australia’s ecosystems, and general misunderstandings within the populous, it is imperative that people are informed and well educated around Flying Foxes and Microbats so they can …

Plastic in everyday life – Let’s reduce the use!

So Much Plastic! We see it on our beaches, in our street gutters and storm drains, wedged in trees, behind bushes and even in the stomachs of dead animals, yet for some reason we still use massive amounts of single use plastic on a daily basis. Humanity has created over 8.3 billion tons of plastic …

‘Back from the Brink’ is in the News!

AAEE have shared our ‘Back from the Brink’ project in their latest ozEEnews… We were very proud to have an article about our video series ‘Back from the Brink’ published in the September issue of ‘ozEEnews’, the newsletter of the Australian Association for Environmental Education Inc. To find out more about this inspiring organisation take …

Queensland joins fight against plastic bags

Have you heard the news about plastic bags? The Queensland Government has not long ago implemented changes to the types of plastic shopping bags that are allowed to be given to customers by retailers. And one thing is for sure – these changes will more than likely affect most of us if we are not …

Native seeds creating community connection

The South East Queensland Native Seed Project How green can we make 2018? 2018 has seen the start of a really exciting native seed project taking place in South East Queensland. It will bring together different parts of our community to do something really special for nature. Some past victories for ‘greening’ South East Queensland …

Big changes to vegetation management in Queensland

Have you heard? The Queensland Government have been working to implement changes to how vegetation is being managed across the state. These changes may well affect you, your land or your business, either now or in the future. The Queensland Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 was introduced into parliament in March this …

Threatened plants are heading back into the wild

We are really excited this week at Natura as we move ahead to plant 225 young trees in the regenerating bushland at a new development in Upper Coomera! These little beauties are not just any old trees, but are 2 threatened tree species that are sadly now very rare in the wild – and there …

Exciting News – Natura Pacific on Gardening Australia

The team at Natura Pacific were very proud to see our Director Kieran Richardt appear on ABC’s Gardening Australia last week (Friday, March 23rd at 7.30pm), delivering what we saw as an Oscar-worthy performance. The ever-charming Jerry Coleby-Williams and his fabulous team spent the day filming at our Burleigh premises and we were thrilled to see the segment …

The rare and beautiful Coxen’s fig-parrot – How you can help!

Is this South East Queensland’s rarest bird? The Coxen’s fig-parrot (Cyclopsitta diopthalma subsp. coxeni) is arguably South East Queensland’s rarest bird, with only a handful of sightings having been made (in secret) in the past decade to reporting authorities such as BirdLife and the Queensland Government. This species is apparently only just hanging on in …

Meditation and Mindfulness – Helping to deal with stress

Does life stress you out at times? Well you are certainly not alone! In fact nearly one in four Australians reported moderate to severe stress levels according to The Australian Psychological Society’s 2014 National Stress and Wellbeing in Australia Survey[1]. While we cannot eliminate every source of stress, thankfully we can increase our capacity to …

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