Chance discovery triples critically endangered plant population
A new population of ‘sub-Antarctic bedstraw’ has been discovered on Macquarie Island, tripling the previously known population to some 1500 plants.
Millions of Adélie penguins call Antarctica home
Scientists have their best estimate yet of how many Adélie penguins live in East Antarctica, numbering almost six million, 3.6 million more than previously estimated.
Call for public comment on draft seabird Threat Abatement Plan
Public comment is being sought on the draft Threat abatement plan for the incidental catch (or bycatch) of seabirds during oceanic longline fishing operations.