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The artist making sculpture for penguins

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

Echidna poo has changed our understanding of human evolution

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

The spin and secrecy threatening the Australian environment

How the government is failing on the environment by hiding critical science

Black Summer at Currowan

Lessons from Australia’s worst bushfires

The orchid eye

The strange and beautiful world of orchids and how they’ve seduced us

Return of the devil

Tasmanian devils may soon be returning to the wild on the mainland

Racing against time

The I-Kiribati Olympic sprinter hoping to draw attention to his nation’s climate catastrophe

Burning questions

A wildlife sanctuary in the Great Sandy Desert is studying how Indigenous fire management can protect biodiversity

Planetary defence

A court ruling that the environment minister owes children a duty of care to prevent climate harm has far-reaching implications

Reality is irreversible

The systems game and the need for global regime change