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New satellite tracking has confirmed that critically endangered hawksbill turtles use the Coral Sea as their highway to travel from Papua New Guinea to the Great Barrier Reef.
The Backyard Barometer is the first report to track the nation’s attitudes towards the environment over a 20-year period.
WWF-Australia today thanked supporters and congratulated the Queensland government after Parliament passed laws to stop excessive tree-clearing in the sunshine state.
New pictures show why commercial gill nets and dugongs don't mix
In a bold conservation approach, WWF-Australia wants people to chip in to buy and “retire” a commercial fishing licence in the northern Great Barrier Reef.
WWF-Australia and Koala partner to save marine turtles in the Great Barrier Reef.
The final boundaries released by the Federal Government for changes to marine parks confirm they will be the largest downgrading of protected area the world has ever seen.
WWF-Australia says the Federal Government’s announcement today of $60 million to protect the Great Barrier Reef is positive but nowhere near enough to meet Australia’s promise to the World Heritage Committee.
A new study reveals increasing temperatures are turning green turtle populations almost completely female in the northern Great Barrier Reef.
WWF-Australia has welcomed the promise that a re-elected Palaszczuk Government would deliver at least 50% renewable energy in Queensland by 2030.
WWF-Australia’s Backyard Barometer aims to provide a deeper understanding of Australian’s relationship with the environment and how it has changed over time.
Backyard Barometer is the most comprehensive review of current and historical Australian attitudes towards nature to date – revealing a strong sense of ownership among Australians when it comes to their ‘big backyard’, along with rising concerns around environmental issues.
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