Banyule City Council has banned balloons at council events during the festival season because of the environmental impact on local wildlife.
A funding boost could help soothe the sting of Victoria’s wasp plague – but it might take all aspects of the hive mind to solve this growing problem.
Batmania has hit Melbourne with the opening of a new exhibition by artist Kathy Holowko, who hopes to engage locals with the plight of the endangered Australian fruit bat.
As South Australia refuses to lift its ban on genetically modified crops to 2019 because of community concerns about the long-term impact of GM foods, experts are calling for animal studies into the effects of planned and existing GM crops to determine health risks while advocates support continuing field trials for new GM crops, including … Continue reading Farmers’ saviour or health threat? Behind the battle lines of GM food