Live Fast, Die Last

In complete defiance of one of nature’s most fundamental laws, a species of tiny, frenetic bat is living 10 times longer – and healthier – than it should. Andrew Bain talks to the research team embarking on the project of … Continued

Gorillas in Our Midst: The changing face of conservation

A close encounter with the gorilla matriarch at Melbourne Zoo inspired Elizabeth Finkel to tell her story and that of the zoo that transformed itself around her into a conservation organisation. Being such a close relative of humans, Gorillas hold … Continued

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

Dogs sniff out endangered insects

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/ Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Earth and Space … Continued

Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Scientists don’t really get the female … Continued

Mexican Fishing Bats

Topics: Biological Sciences -  Ecosystems; Lifecycles; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function Years: 4, 5, 7 Mexican Fishing Bats Video Length: 5:56m This short Scinema 2018 Community Program film … Continued