New Zealand Geographic
Most introduced mammals have had a devastating effect on native wildlife, but one species is bucking the trend. About 80 conservation dogs are deployed around the country, helping to protect vulnerable native species by leaping into action at a single command: Seek!
Read in New Zealand Geographic Issue 149 (Jan/Feb 2018) or online.
The Wild West Sponsored post (Sept 2019)
A bird in the hand Issue 155 (Jan/Feb 2019)
Hungry for rights Issue 154 (Nov/Dec 2018)
Good boys Issue 153 (Sept/Oct 2018)
The lie of the land Issue 152 (July/Aug 2018)
Beetle mania Issue 151 (May/June 2018)
Hoodwinked Issue 149 (Jan/Feb 2018)
Light Fantastic Issue 148 (Nov/Dec 2017)
Guiding Light Issue 145 (May/June 2017)
North & South
Healing Birds in the 'Burbs
For the past eight years, volunteer wildlife carers Kristina Schutt and Thomas Stracke have looked after penguins in peril.
Read in the July 2018 issue of North & South or online.
The secret life of the tawaki, New Zealand’s marathon penguin Issue 399 June 2019
Skeletons in the closet Issue 394 Jan 2019
My Space: David Harrowfield Issue 392 Nov 2018
The editor of Dunedin’s student magazine may not like it, but the University of Otago’s hunt for Nessie was science communication at its finest, argues Ellen Rykers.
There’s a spark of hope glimmering in the eyes of conservationists. Over the last decade, community groups have cropped up like weeds, with concerned citizens keen to tackle the challenge of ecological restoration on their patch.
Read online at The Dig
The public can now listen to the calls of the elusive night parrot, presumed extinct until its sensational rediscovery in 2013.
Read online at Australian Geographic.
Defining Moments – 1841: The New Zealand colony separates from New South Wales Issue 145 (July/Aug 2018)
A quick guide to Australia's penguins April 26, 2018
Top 10: Australia's living fossils Issue 143 (Mar/Apr 2018) and online March 7, 2018
Australian islands may become last strongholds for king penguins February 28, 2018
Urban birdwatching guide to Adelaide January 9, 2018
Urban birdwatching guide to Perth October 11, 2017
Urban birdwatching guide to Canberra September 22, 2017
Top 10: Australia's thermal springs Issue 139 (July/Aug 2017) and online August 31, 2017
Urban birdwatching guide to Brisbane August 24, 2017
A saltwater crocodile named Sweetheart Issue 138 (May/June 2017)
Top 10: Oldest continuously living things in Australia Issue 138 (May/June 2017)
Surprising origins of Indonesian 'hobbits' revealed April 21, 2017
Researchers to search for ancient 'extinct' echidna April 4, 2017
Music of ancient stars reveals stellar surprise March 13, 2017
Tiny turtle hatchlings boost conservation effort March 7 2017
Bodyguards for bandicoots Issue 137 (Mar/Apr 2017)
Underwater secrets of dolphins revealed February 23, 2017
Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting nearby star February 22, 2017
Urban birdwatchers' guide to Hobart February 15, 2017
On This Day: Australia switches from pounds to dollars February 14, 2017
Massive undersea landslide on the Great Barrier Reef revealed February 8, 2017
Urban birdwatchers' guide to Sydney February 7, 2017
On This Day: Winning design for the Sydney Opera House revealed January 24, 2017
Cannibal copperhead snake caught on camera January 23, 2017
Queensland leopard shark makes first recorded sexual transition January 17, 2017
On This Day: Australians first to reach South Magnetic Pole January 16, 2017
Sea turtle orientation mystery revealed January 16, 2017
Amazing photos show lace monitor raiding a brush turkey's mound January 12, 2017
BNN—Bird News Network
Antarctic Ocean Blog
When you think “Antarctica” you probably think “penguins”. But the icescapes of the Southern Ocean are also home to spectacular birds of the flying variety.
WCSJ 2017 Student Newsroom
Science podcasts: The fun, the challenges and tips from the pros November 10, 2017
Airplane-sized dinosaurs and other prehistoric oddities November 2, 2017
Tongariro National Park: Stories from the Land of Fire January 2017 (links to iBooks store, or non-interactive pdf here)
Mother Tongues Blog March – May 2016