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Citizens inform grassroots action plan to protect reef

Premium Content Citizens inform grassroots action plan to protect reef

IN PICS: A flock of black cockatoos perched above as residents celebrated the...

WANTED: Island adventurer to wipe out ant infestation

Premium Content WANTED: Island adventurer to wipe out ant infestation

‘You will need to be physically fit and prepared for fieldwork and long boat trips.

‘Extinct’ native bee found at Eungella after 100 years

Premium Content ‘Extinct’ native bee found at Eungella after 100 years

‘They blew me away’: Meet the 28-year-old Queensland PhD student who tracked the...

Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Premium Content Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Anger has flared as footage shows turtles trapped in net

Mackay, Whitsunday rivers top list for herbicide pollution

Premium Content Mackay, Whitsunday rivers top list for herbicide pollution

The chemicals are entering the Great Barrier Reef but experts say findings are only...

Plug pulled on $70M Glenella solar farm

Premium Content Plug pulled on $70M Glenella solar farm

Terrain Solar has withdrawn its application for the Holts Rd project

20 biggest projects keeping the reef pristine

Premium Content 20 biggest projects keeping the reef pristine

How a plastic parrotfish made of thongs, toothbrushes, combs and bullets is helping...

Drivers using Bruce Highway as ’ready-made’ dump

Premium Content Drivers using Bruce Highway as ’ready-made’ dump

A self-described bushrat says there are tsunamis of discarded tyres across Mackay...

TURTLE WATCH: Nesting season begins in Mackay

Premium Content TURTLE WATCH: Nesting season begins in Mackay

How you can help protect the turtles so their hatchlings make it safely to the sea...

‘Get off your gluteus maximus’: Climate policy denied

Premium Content ‘Get off your gluteus maximus’: Climate policy denied

Politician representing a Great Barrier Reef-reliant electorate says he’s proud to...

‘Aggressive American’ pest fish netted in Mackay

Premium Content ‘Aggressive American’ pest fish netted in Mackay

Anglers’ warning after pest fish caught: ‘As we broke the neck, eggs started coming...

$23,000 car park poo-calypse solution rejected

Premium Content $23,000 car park poo-calypse solution rejected

How much will ratepayers be charged to stop birds from pooping on cars

New invader as Mackay named nation’s pest fish capital

Premium Content New invader as Mackay named nation’s pest fish capital

'Better yet cut the bloody thing’s throat’

Research reveals tiny mass murderer in your home

Premium Content Research reveals tiny mass murderer in your home

Is this the face of a killer? A new study has quantified the impact of domestic...

Human rights legal challenge to Clive Palmer mine

Premium Content Human rights legal challenge to Clive Palmer mine

Young Queenslanders have launched a legal challenge to billionaire Clive Palmer...

Reef warriors clear trash from the region’s beaches

Premium Content Reef warriors clear trash from the region’s beaches

Volunteers picked 24 tonnes of trash from the region’s beaches in a year-long...

‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Premium Content ‘Smarter’ management needed to stop wave of extinction

Researchers warn vulnerable wetland creatures are ‘on the front line of extinction’...

WATCH: Five-legged frog’s freaky mutation

Premium Content WATCH: Five-legged frog’s freaky mutation

"He kept sliding down and was tugging against something."

Tourism to make a splash in reef protection

Premium Content Tourism to make a splash in reef protection

Adventurers put on lab coats in new Citizen Science project monitoring the...

Researchers solving impossible reef water quality dilemma

Premium Content Researchers solving impossible reef water quality dilemma

A new, low cost way to manage one of the biggest threats to the reef