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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

Image of Environment Minister Sussan Ley

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

Image of Corunastylis morrisii (Bearded midge orchid), Coles Bay, Tasmania

The orchid eye

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

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Return of the devil

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

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Racing against time

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

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Burning questions

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