Wildlife Tourism Australia 2017

Poster Planeta.com and Wildlife Tourism Australia are holding a series of video conversations in preparation for the 2018 Wildlife Tourism Conference. We will talk about what’s new in Tasmania and how this conference will connect and engage locals and visitors. We will be talking with with Ronda Green and members of Wildlife Tourism Australia. We …

Flinders Ranges

Photo The Flinders Ranges are the largest mountain range in South Australia, which starts approximately 366 km (227 mi) north of Adelaide. The discontinuous ranges stretch for over 430 km (270 mi) from Port Pirie to Lake Callabonna. Photos Planeta.com South Australia #WildOz

Songlines

Songlines are the oldest living narrative of Australia, and will be the focus for the 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations. Songlines are intricate maps of land, sea and country. They describe travel and trade routes, the location of waterholes and the presence of food. In many cases, Songlines on the earth are mirrored by sky Songlines, …

Recommended Listening: 2017 Boyer Lectures

Logo Recommended Listening Many of our favorite podcasts come by way of Australia’s Radio National: Future Tense, Off Track and Late Night Live educate and inspire. Another favorite is much less frequent and is about to begin streaming — presenting the Boyer Lectures. Hashtag: #Boyers2017 Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about …

Green Globe Awards 2017

New South Wales, Australia – A diverse range of innovative projects from across the state have been highlighted in this year’s winning line-up for the Green Globe Awards. Hashtag: #GreenGlobeAwards Winners Sydney Institute of Marine Science (and UNSW) is the winner of the 2017 #greenglobeawards Natural Environment Award. Their innovative project Operation Crayweed has reversed the extinction of large …

2017 Private Land Conservation Conference

National Private Land Conservation Conference Hashtags: #PLCConf17, #privatelandconservation The Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) holds the 2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference in Hobart (October 18-20) at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre. Hosted by the Tasmanian Land Conservancy, the conference theme will be Valuing Nature. Conversations will encompass conservation, culture, community and commerce, with topics including sustainable financing, natural capital, policy and …

The Channon Market

Photo The Channon is one of the world’s best markets. More than 220 stallholders display and sell wares, produce and crafts. Scattered around Coronation Park, The Channon is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The market is both alcohol-free and pet-free. The Channon (a local aboriginal term for the Burrawang palm, a type of …

Threatened Species Forum in Western Australia #TSforumWA

To address the decline of Australia’s threatened species, Natural Resource Management WA (NRM WA) and Western Australia’s seven regional NRM groups, together with the Department of Biodiversity Conservation  and Attractions, are pleased to host the WA Threatened Species Forum – which will be held in Geraldton, WA on September 7-8, 2017. Hashtag: #TSforumWA Threatened Species Day …

Managing the Machines: building a new applied science for the 21st century

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Birds on a Wire Catch the livestream of ‘Managing the Machines: building a new applied science for the 21st century’ from 5.30pm AEST, 4 September. The video was streamed online on Facebook and YouTube. If the nineteenth century was about the evolution from mechanisation to industrialisation, and the twentieth century was about a move from …

Priorities for Terrestrial Conservation in Australia

Recommended Reading The Australian Committee for IUCN (ACIUCN) and its partners are pleased to present the new publication Maintaining Australia’s Natural Wealth: Priorities for Terrestrial Conservation. This new statement recognizes that with the environment continues to face critical threats. There is an urgent need to reprioritize broad, long-term, multi-partisan support for the protection of our environment …