Biosecurity of native biodiversity: Naturalists have a crucial role

Australia has unique natural biodiversity. Reports indicate that about 94% of amphibians, 46% of birds, 93% of flowering plants, 69% of mammals and 93% of reptiles in Australia are endemic. In addition to climate change, the risk of harmful exotic invasive species (biological threats) entering, establishing, and spreading is the ...

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Preparation of Annual Ecology Budget Must be Mandatory for Government

Western Australia’s 2021-22 Budget has highlighted a record general government operating surplus estimated at $5.6 billion, and a $2.8 billion operating surplus forecast for 2021-22. The estimated 2021-22 Federal Budget deficit is $106.6 billion. We are accustomed to receiving annual budgets from the governments. As a budget is a financial ...

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Reports from the Field

Contents Australasian Grebes – Starting a Family………..2 Ruddy Turnstones – Perfectly Camouflaged …3 Bynoe’s Prickly Gecko……………………………………4 Busselton Naturalists’ Work at Ambergate Reserve……………………………………….5

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