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Animal sanctuary’s plea for support

Animals in the Barrington Tops are in desperate need of support as one of the places they call home is now up for sale. Aussie Ark, an animal sanctuary located in the tops,...

Hollywood heartthrob helps “rewild” Australia

For the first time in 3,000 years, the Tasmanian Devil is back living in the wild on mainland Australia, providing an historic moment for wildlife lovers across the country. With the help of...

Education the new focus for Plastic Police

By 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. That is the alarming prediction scientists have made that drives Newcastle-based Plastic Police sustainability project coordinator Lexi Crouch. “If the current...

Online game brings awareness to secretive bird

A new interactive survival game is bringing awareness to an elusive but endangered bird. The Hunter Wetlands Centre, with support from Hunter Local Land Services, has launched the new game in a bid...

Study shows Lake Mac’s glider population is thriving

Despite recent fires and drought, Lake Macquarie's native wildlife continue to happily call the city home. A four-year research project has shown a steady increase in the glider population and has also...

Wetlands centre inundated with support

A popular wildlife sanctuary has found some joy in reopening its doors after a deliberately lit fire left volunteers devastated. The Hunter Wetlands Centre, which re-opened its Shortland-based site on Monday, has been...