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Latest news: Conservation

ACT Government projects to protect threatened species and habitat

The ACT Government has announced three new projects to protect and preserve threatened species and their habitat in parks and reserves across the Canberra region.   The three ecologically significant sites chosen for...

ACT Government seeks community input on nature conservation

As part of a 10-year statutory review of the Nature Conservation Act 2014, the ACT Government seeks community views.

Bae to Z, the National Zoo welcomes a stripey new addition

The National Zoo & Aquarium's newest resident, a beautiful zebra foal, could be seen frolicking in the morning sun earlier today.

National Zoo celebrates a beary special birthday

A cake was smashed and presents torn open as Arataki the Malaysian sun bear celebrated his 25 birthday at the National Zoo & Aquarium.

Hip, hip, hooray, the National Zoo celebrates World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day is a great day to visit the National Zoo and Aquarium and take in the wonder that is the animals that inhabit our planet.

Green and golden bell frog returns to Canberra

Canberra's wetlands will soon echo with the sound of a frog not seen in the ACT for 45 years - croaking, but not croaked, one might say.

CW steps behind the scenes at the National Zoo & Aquarium

This week marked International Zookeeper Day (4 October) and CW was invited to Canberra’s own National Zoo & Aquarium to see what a day in the life of a zookeeper looks like.

Party animals celebrate 25 years of the National Zoo and Aquarium

This July marks 25 years of the National Zoo and Aquarium with Canberrans invited to come and join the celebrations.

National Zoo celebrates gentle giants this World Giraffe Day

The National Zoo and Aquarium celebrates World Giraffe Day, this weekend with Canberrans invited to come support the gentle creatures.

Conserving cockatoos: ACT project inspires NSW effort

The glossy black-cockatoo's habitat and forage trees are being restored in NSW, following ten years of conservation in the ACT.

Conservation and conversation at Ginninderry’s Inspire festival this weekend

Sustainability superstars will discuss sustainable living and cleaner and greener futures this Saturday, 15 April.

Conservation Council Bush Buds help save Canberra’s lizards and frogs

Gang-gang cockatoos, Greater Gliders, and Golden Sun Moths need Canberrans to step up and become their Bush Buds!

ACT in an ‘environmental crisis’, Conservation Council warns

The ACT is in an “environmental crisis” with increasing numbers of threatened species and native trees disappearing at alarming rates, according to the Conservation Council ACT Region.

Research suggests feral cattle are the brumbies of the NT

Feral cattle and water buffalo are damaging national parks and conservation areas in northern Australia, research by Charles Sturt University (CSU) has found.

ACT Government commits to protecting environment

The ACT Government will invest an additional $10 million in the 2022-23 Budget to bolster conservation in the bush capital.

Northern corroboree frog hopping away from extinction in Namadgi

The northern corrobboree frog, once common, is now critically endangered, but a long-running project between the ACT Government and the Australian National University to conserve and establish a wild population is showing...