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
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,
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
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
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 Conservancy.