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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve closed due to crowds

The ACT Government has closed the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve following a weekend of increased visitor numbers and their failure to comply with...

Calls to list koalas as ‘endangered’ and increase legal protections

Three leading animal welfare organisations have called on Australian governments to increase legal protections for koalas Australia-wide, following horrific bushfires that wiped...

Homecoming: platypus return to Tidbinbilla

Three platypuses have been brought home to the ACT's Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve after being moved to Taronga Zoo in Sydney for the bushfire season.

Cold windy Canberra weather to follow relentless rain

Get the winter blankets ready and batten down the hatches Canberra, because some cold, windy weather will follow once this rain passes late tomorrow.

Lessons to tackle climate change in coronavirus response

An ANU environment expert says the global response to the coronavirus pandemic –which has overwhelmed health systems in many countries and smashed...

Report lifts lid on Australia’s international bug superhighway

A new report has identified an international ‘bug superhighway’ capable of carrying a large variety of environmentally destructive overseas insects into Australia.

Temporary closure of Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, along with Booderee, Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks, will be temporarily closed to visitors...

No walk in the park this Easter as Botanic Gardens’ closure...

A leisurely stroll through Canberra’s popular Australian National Botanic Gardens this Easter long weekend is off the cards with the Gardens’ forced closure due...

Franklin Grasslands preserved as environmental offset

The new Franklin Grasslands nature reserve, which sits alongside Canberra’s light rail corridor, is being touted as a win for urban green...

Why bad smells hang around and how to eliminate them

Ever wondered why something smells the way it does – good or bad – and why some odours just hang around no...

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