Pacific
Vatuvara's terrain makes access difficult, let alone agriculture © Steve Cranwell
22 Nov 2017

Exploring the untouched island of Vatuvara

This is the first time a full biological survey has ever been performed on this remote, almost untouched island in the South Pacific. The intriguing and fascinating results have redoubled the Vatuvara Foundation’s efforts to safeguard this lush wildlife haven.
The Far Eastern Curlew is threatened by Australia's proposal to redevelop a vital wetland © Wang LiQiang/ Shutterstock
19 Oct 2017

Curlew crisis deepens: vital Australian wetlands under threat

The curlews are one of the most widespread and far-travelling of all the bird families — and also one of the most threatened. It seems that wherever they roam, habitat loss and human encroachment follows. We can’t let the Far Eastern Curlew go the same way as its fellows.
Between a rock and a hard place: the birds of Rapa Iti. © Fred Jacq
01 Aug 2017

How we're going to save the little paradise in the Pacific

The rare native wildlife of a remote island has retreated to a precarious existence on vertical cliffs. An urgent project supported by the 2017 Birdfair is leading the counter-attack against invasive species to save the “little planet” of Rapa Iti.
Australasian Bittern, Ohiwa. © Neil Robert Hutton
24 Jul 2017

Seeking the elusive "Swamp Boomers" of New Zealand

On a small lake in central Hawke’s Bay, the quest is on to find one of New Zealand’s least understood species before it vanishes forever.
New Zealand's Endangered penguin species: Yellow-eyed © Richard Robinson
05 Jul 2017

Yellow eyes a warning

Look directly into the eyes of an Endangered species. Work by Forest & Bird on land is helping the Yellow-eyed Penguin, but threats at sea are very worrying
© Pavel Tomkovich

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