Mass rodent poisoning on this remote Australian island could bring back giant stick insect | Science

Lord Howe Island has reefs, forests, and endemic types threatened by intrusive rodents. IAN HUTTON A seductive, 11-kilometer-long speck of land in the Pacific Ocean 780 kilometers northeast of... Read more »

Fear the cats! Bold project teaches endangered Australian animals to avoid deadly predator | Science

A higher bilby in its burrow. Scientists have actually been attempting to teach the threatened animals to fear felines by exposing them to the predators under regulated conditions. Jasmine... Read more »

This Australian farmer is saving fossils of some of the planet’s weirdest, most ancient creatures | Science

Ross Fargher, rancher and landowner of Nilpena livestock station, in his wool shed. JASON IRVING NILPENA LIVESTOCK STATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA—Fly over the livestock station here in a Cessna 172... Read more »

A fence built to keep out wild dogs has dramatically altered the Australian landscape | Science

Simon King/MindenPictures SouthernAustralia’s Strzelecki Desert is house to 2 extremely various landscapes: a location of 10- meter-high dune with spots of thick woody shrubs, and– simply a couple of... Read more »