The Quokka, Setonix brachyurus, dubbed "the World's Happiest Animal", is a small marsupial, about the size of a domestic cat, found on some smaller islands off the coast of WA and in the state's South West.
This freshly logged coupe in Toolangi, Victoria includes patches of cool-temperate rainforest, an ANU monitoring area and is just 200m from the Tanglefoot car park, a tourist destination that connects with popular walking trails. It's also very close to the Kalatha giant, an iconic 400 year old Mountain Ash gum.
Riding for the Great Forest is an open ended grass roots cycling campaign, highlighting the majesty of the central highlands of Victoria. Its mission is to raise the profile of the proposed Great Forest National Park by getting out and about it on a bicycle.
The steady state economy is the main alternative to the present system of endless economic growth that is destroying our planet. CASSE, the Centre for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy, advocates for the adoption of sustainable policies to stabilise global population growth and consumption.
Koalas are one of the world's most beloved species yet their populations in eastern Australia are in free fall. Around Bega in southern NSW there used to be so many koalas that pelts were exported to Europe. Now there are less than 100.
The Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat is one of the world's most critically endangered species. It is the largest herbivorous burrowing mammal in the world and disappeared rapidly after the introduction of sheep, cattle and rabbits into Australia, due to competition for grass (their nutrition is based on almost 100% grass).