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Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Where did all the bogongs go?

The drastic decline of the bogong moth could have disastrous ecological consequences

Image of flood waters rising in Lismore, New South Wales, March 29, 2022. Image © Darren England / AAP Images

No relief

From fires to floods, Australia is failing our disaster survivors

Photo of Marind community members sharing dreams of being eaten by oil palm

The psychic terror wrought by palm-oil production

How oil-palm plantations have uprooted the lives and dreams of a Papuan community

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Flooding back

Watching the Brisbane River swell, once more, to a destructive force

Flood scene from Lismore, New South Wales, February 28, 2022

Past the warning stage on climate

The floods and the advent of the climate emergency

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Rain on the rock

The spectacle of Uluru after a storm, and what it might symbolise

Image of a house with solar panels in Queensland. Image via Kgbo / Wikimedia Commons

The future of homes is electric

Adapting our households to lock in climate-friendly behaviour is easier than you might think

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Are there too many crocs in the Top End?

A recent spate of attacks is a reminder that Darwin was founded in the middle of crocodile habitat

Image of sculpture by Jane Bamford

The artist making sculpture for penguins

How creating sculpture for animals is transforming wildlife conservation and the art world

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Echidna poo has changed our understanding of human evolution

Citizen science is not only helping echidna conservation, but changing how we think about evolution