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Tag: Wildlife

Save the Koala Month off to a bear-y good start

Save the Koala Month is already off to a good start with Port Stephens Koala Hospital securing a three-year, $100,000 boost.

Lincoln and Louie get creative to help save Newy icon

A lorikeet named 'Louie' and his best friend Lincoln will join fellow artistic nature-lovers in an exhibition designed to save a Newy icon.

Make the most of glorious spring lockdown

Spring has officially sprung, with beautiful sunny mornings causing local Novocastrians to venture out of their homes.

Port Stephens koalas ‘isolated’, according to new study

A new DNA study has revealed koalas in Port Stephens have limited gene flow, due to their isolated habitats. The research was commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF), as part...

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...
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