Finding and protecting the most important areas left for life on earth.

‘Ponder the most exuberantly alive natural places in Australia, and the mind immediately jumps to Kakadu or Broome’s Roebuck Bay or Queensland’s tropical rainforests—spectacular beauty spots heaving with life. But while these far-flung areas hog the attention of tourists, many of the most important areas for Australian wildlife—though much less […]

Earth Overshoot Day 2019 is July 29th, the earliest ever

On July 29, humanity will have used nature’s resource budget for the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, an international sustainability organization that has pioneered the Ecological Footprint. The Ecological Footprint adds up all of people’s competing demands for biologically productive areas – food, timber, fibres, carbon sequestration, and accommodation of infrastructure. […]