Environment

War on the wetlands

War on the wetlands

Members of a Geelong-based rescue team say they are determined to pressure the State Government to ban duck hunting on Victorian wetlands. Elle Richards reports.

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That sinking feeling

While sinkholes are considered natural phenomenon, experts believe human activity is increasing their prevalence, writes Vincent Dwyer.

Fossil site concerns over Beaumaris bay proposal

Fossil site concerns over Beaumaris bay proposal

The Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron’s proposal to add a permanent berthing space for up to 120 boats could endanger a significant fossil site in Port Phillip Bay. Jaydene Callaghan reports.

Beyond grassroots

Beyond grassroots

The introduction of genetically modified foods into Australia was heralded as an opportunity to increase efficiency and reduce water usage. However, skepticism in the community has encouraged residents to take matters into their own backyards. Donal Shiel reports.

The good fighter

The good fighter

Veteran environmentalist Federico Rossignoli once chained himself to a tree to help stop the damning of the Franklin River and risked his life handling deadly snakes. Christian Lagos reports.