Tag - endangered species


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 4 (Cont.): The Phrygian Bee Orchid in Turkey

Welcome back for the second part of our story about the Phyrgian Bee Orchid, filmed in the beautiful mountains of Turkey. Join Yasemin Konuralp, botanist and tour guide, to find out her ideas of how this tiny orchid can be better protected into the future. Also find out what she has decided to do to help …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 4: The Phrygian Bee Orchid in Turkey

After a short break we return to our ‘Back from the Brink’ video series with Part 4, which was filmed far away in the mountains of Turkey. Meet Yasemin Konuralp who is a botanist and tour guide, and who has a true passion for teaching others about the endangered Phyrigian Bee Orchid. This tiny orchid …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 3 (Cont.): The Angle-stemmed Myrtle (Gossia gonoclada)

Following on from our last video on the endangered plant species Gossia gonoclada, we come back to Griffith University’s PhD candidate Tamara Taylor to learn more. In this video Tamara explains why this species is in danger of extinction, the threats it faces and what we can do to help its recovery. A quick note: Tamara …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 3: The Angle-stemmed Myrtle (Gossia gonoclada)

For the month of March we join PhD candidate from Griffith University, Tamara Taylor, who will guide us in taking a closer look at the endangered plant Gossia gonoclada or the Angle-stemmed Myrtle.  In this first video Tamara explains what this plant looks like and where it is found in South East Queensland. Stay tuned for …


VIDEO: Back from the Brink – Part 1: The Swamp Tea Tree (Melaleuca irbyana)

Following on from a previous article titled ‘Extinction is forever – and it is happening all around us‘ we wanted to follow up throughout 2017 on a much more positive note: by undertaking a series of videos which showcase the incredible work of so many people, who put in tireless efforts to try and reverse …


Extinction is forever – and it is happening all around us

Is there anything scarier than the thought of being the last of your species? Many movies have been made about it; lone survivors in a wasteland, struggling to survive. Well, as fantastical as that sounds, it may not be such a farfetched notion as we would like to think. And of course there is the …


The Melaleuca irbyana Project – South East QLD

During 2016 Natura Pacific has worked alongside Lendlease, Logan City Council, Department of Defence, Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to harvest the seed of Melaleuca irbyana in south-east Queensland. This species is listed as ‘Endangered’ under the Queensland State Government’s Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulation 2006. It is also the keystone species in a …


VIDEO: A rare find in Logan – Melaleuca irbyana

Our Natura Consulting field team share with you a rare find as they come across the endangered native swamp tea-tree (Melaleuca irbyana) during vegetation surveys in Logan. To find out how we can help you with the environmental management of your project contact us today, or take a look at the Consulting services we offer.

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