Tag Archive: Tasmania

Hope Found For Tasmanian Devils

In 1996 the first case of┬ádevil facial tumor disease (DFTD) was spotted in the North-East of Tasmania. What followed was a relentless onslaught upon Tasmanian Devils as their population decreased as quickly as the disease spread. The worst was feared…
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Mammals, Research

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Plans To Log Tasmania’s Heritage Forests Abandoned

The UN appear to have diverted what could have been another oncoming ecological crisis for an Australian World Heritage Site. Whilst the Great Barrier Reef is suffering from the ever-present threat of development and one of the worst coral bleachings…
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Plants

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Rare Walking Fish Faced With Extinction

The spotted handfish is not the most charismatic species and it is hasn’t been heard of by many however it is a truly unique species which may now be threatened with near imminent extinction. No more than three inches long,…
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Conservation, Rare Wildlife

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