Category - Environment

VIDEO: Back from the Brink S02 E03 – Stingless Bee

Did you know that there was such a thing as a Stingless Bee? Meet Tetragonula carbonaria, an incredible and unique Australian… In this latest episode of Back from the Brink, we look at how important Australian native bees are to our environment and our own existence. Stingless bees are small, shiny and black, and are found across …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink S02 E02 – Grey-headed Flying-fox

This World Environment Day we examine one of the most talked-about Australian animals – the Grey-headed Flying-fox The spectacle of hundreds of flying-foxes gliding into roost across our cities and towns is fast disappearing. The species is now protected by law but its population is still declining. In this episode of ‘Back from the Brink’ …

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 …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink S02 E01 – Plunkett Mallee

Back from the Brink is bringing you a brand new season of discovery! In this new episode of Back from the Brink, the first of Season 2, we discover the secret life of the Plunkett Mallee tree (Eucalyptus curtisii). This is a story of how an army of volunteers, ecologists, developers, prisoners, teachers and students …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 12: Powerful Owl

Here it is, our long-awaited Christmas Back from the Brink special! This episode focuses on the Powerful Owl, which is Australia’s largest owl and one of our most majestic birds of prey. We join Dr Rob Clemens from BirdLife Australia who tells the story of this remarkable bird and what we can do to help …

‘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 …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 11: Swamp Orchid

This stunning native orchid was once found up and down Australia’s east coast. Today, as a result of poaching and habitat loss, it is extremely rare. Learn what is being done to help the ongoing survival of this unique and beautiful Australian plant. The ‘Back from the Brink’ series is the first of its kind …

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 …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 10: The Koala

The iconic and lovable koala is a species in trouble! In this latest episode of Back from the Brink we were privileged to speak with Dr Steve Phillips who has spent most of his career learning about these incredible creatures and what we can do to help protect them. The ‘Back from the Brink’ series …

VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 9: The Scalloped Hammerhead Shark

It is time for our next episode of Back from the Brink and this time around we were privileged to be invited out to the stunning marine environment of Moreton Bay to work with Johan Gustafson from Griffith University to learn about the plight of the Scalloped Hammerhead Shark. Take a look… The ‘Back from …

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