Richard McLellan

Photo: Lis McLellan, Butcher’s Track, Western Rangelands, WA At times when Twitter is either too bleak or blandly milquetoast, it’s refreshing to see info and photos that respect people and landscape and so much more. Easily a Twitter fave, here’s our spotlight on Richard McLellan, aka @RichardMcLellan Research ecologist @[email protected] : #Santalum#Sandalwood — Chair #[email protected]

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2021

Photo: Albert Straub, Coral Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2021. Danger List In 2021 the UNESCO World Heritage Committee recommended Australia’s Great Barrier Reef be put on the List of World Heritage in Danger and warned that climate change remains the most serious threat. Debate takes place in …

Quolls

Photo: Sontag 1, Eastern Quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) Quolls are carnivorous marsupials native to mainland Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. They are primarily nocturnal and spend most of the day in a den. Embedded Tweets WikipediaQuoll Planeta.com

Nature Tracks

Photo One more way to visit the hinterlands of Australia – listening. For friends quaranstreaming, here is audio goodness from ABC Radio National presenting Nature Track, a series of delightfully slow soundscapes available on YouTube. This series is recorded by Ann Jones, host of ABC nature podcast Off Track, and YouTube animal series How Deadly. …

Brisbane Links

Brisbane Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Brisbane, Queensland, Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion : Olympics HeadlinesThe dark history behind Brisbane street nameThe Future of Sustainability and Ecotourism in Brisbane – Nature World News Botanic GardensThe Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are Queensland’s premier subtropical botanic gardens.(known as …

Wollumbin

Photo: Julia Chapple, Wollumbin Wollumbin (also called Mount Warning) is located in the Tweed Range in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, formed from a volcano that erupted around 23 million years ago. Google Maps National Parknationalparks.nsw.gov.auSummit Elsewhere on the WebBig Volcano is located in the region.tweedvalleyweekly.net.au – Facebook Visit NSW: World …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Labacousticobservatory.org Key Links: Parks AustraliaParks AustraliaNational [email protected]_Australia Recommended ListeningIf you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app.#ABCWildOz YouTubehttp://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz HeadlinesThe bushfires have devastated Australia’s …

Science Show

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: The Science Show Key Linksabc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshowpast programs About the ShowThe Science Show provides unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. 2021Solutions for the emerging climate disaster – In the inaugural Frank Talbot address, Tim Flannery describes the solutions available to …

Heal Country! NAIDOC Week 2021

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, 2021 National NAIDOC Poster incorporating the Aboriginal Flag (licensed by WAM Clothing Pty Ltd) and the Torres Strait Islander Flag (licensed by the Torres Strait Island Council).’ NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2021 celebrations will be held July 4-11, …