Tim Jarvis: Human-wildlife conflict: an unequal contest that needs redefining

When humans and animals cross, it’s termed conflict. As Tim Jarvis explains, that’s not correct. This passionate article explains the human impact on ecosystems and the effect that is having on native animals. It is well suited to year 7 … Continued

My talk with Jane Goodall: vegetarianism, animal welfare and the power of children’s advocacy

Dame Jane Goodall and Professor of Animal Welfare, Clive Phillips, discuss unique human characteristics, societies' moral obligations to animals, and conservation of the planet. This resource is best suited to Biology and Earth Science students in years 4, 6, 7, … Continued

Citizen science project turns whale watchers into published scientists

20 years of citizen science records have revealed the recovery of humpback whales in Australian waters. Interesting read showing students the relevance of getting involved in citizen science schemes and the difference they can make, with interesting links to Biological … Continued

Tutorial: Jane Goodall on the Environment

We are becoming ever more aware of how our actions impact upon our planet  – be that with regards to global climate change, or the extinction of the smallest species from one tiny corner of Earth. Zoology legend Jane Goodall … Continued

Dogs sniff out endangered insects

Three dogs have been trained to find endangered insects, and they could revolutionise conservation practices. This short article would sit alongside Biological and Earth and Space sciences for years 4, 5, 6, and 7. It would work well when teaching … Continued