It is of grave concern to me that the Native Title Act of 1993 still allows the hunting of endangered and vulnerable species within our country.
We need your help Please sign this petition to Mr Burke We have until 17th June to raise enough funds for a buyback of Lot 66 “With only weeks to go until a would-be developer pulls the pin on his offer to sell a cassowary corridor for conservation, the Mission Beach community is desperate for the Environment Minister or corporate sponsors to come to the rescue.
Our Fight for the Reef campaign has received a lot of supporting statements, and this one from Ian Lee demands to be shared: I am the Great Barrier Reef – the greatest collection of coral reefs in the world. The unquestioned place of me, ‘The Reef’, on the World Heritage List arises principally from my status as the richest marine habitat on earth, supporting
Bob Irwin launches the animal coalition demanding an end to the hunting of endangered wildlife in Melbourne, aboard the Sea Shepherd Australia vessel, the Steve Irwin. It was an emotional day for Bob, stepping onto the Steve Irwin for the first time. More organisations continue to sign on to put an end to the reckless and inhumane slaughter of endangered wildlife under the guise
Bob Irwin has partnered with WWF and Australian Marine Conservation Society to ‘fight for the Reef’, producing two television advertisements to remind the public of what we have in the Great Barrier Reef, and that the threats to its loss are real. It’s your Reef, but you’re going to have to fight for it. It is urgent that you take action now.
“Steve’s legacy still lives on and I just feel so proud of the fact that all those years and all that work that he did is still going on many years now since his passing,” says Bob Irwin. “I actually started to get a little bit emotional watching that video, not just because it was Steve but because he knew that he may have
Just eight years after its discovery, Australia’s rare snubfin dolphin is a candidate for the endangered list. Snubfin dolphins, Australia’s only endemic species of dolphin and perhaps the cutest dolphins, were only distinguished as distinct from their close relatives, the Irrawaddy dolphin, in 2005. The population was estimated then to be fewer than 1,000. They typically live in small isolated groups in coastal waters
In the leafier suburbs of Sydney, hundreds of common ringtail possums and common brushtail possums are killed on roads each year. The death or injury of these animals is a serious animal welfare issue that is largely unrecognised by anyone other than the innumerable wildlife carers and pro bono working vets who tend to these animals. But, koalas and possums are just a few
Unfortunately, due to the ever-increasing interactions between humans and native animals, more and more of our beautiful wildlife is at threat of being hit by vehicles, dog attacks or displacement. This guide is intended to provide information on what to do if you find an injured or orphaned native animal, so that further stress and suffering to the animal is minimised.
Legendary Australian animal lover Bob Irwin has been recognised for his dedication to animal welfare by being awarded a prestigious IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) Action Award. The award recognises his tireless work for environmental conservation, including rescuing and rehabilitating local wildlife. The award was presented today from IFAW Regional Director Isabel McCrea at the annual awards ceremony at Customs House in Sydney. For over 40 years Bob