The Mahogany Glider Recovery Team met in Tully last week, and despite the uncertainty and complexity of remote meetings, cooperation between members was high – all working constructively to improve the future for this endangered species.
When it comes to global biodiversity, technological advancement is making it increasingly easy to map, survey, catalogue and monitor the complement of life on this planet. How we continue to do that in a way that is ethical and equitable and that focuses on the most pressing conservation issues without resulting in knock-on effects is the question.
September is Biodiversity Month— a month to appreciate the extraordinary web of life we are part of and to encourage the protection, conservation and growth of biodiversity within Australia and worldwide.
After years of campaigning, today is the end of times for single-use plastic items – including plastic straws, stirrers, cutlery, plates, bowls and expanded polystyrene cups and containers – which are all banned in Queensland from 1 September 2021.