The story of the Kangaroo Island Micro-trapdoor spider offer insight into the challenges ahead for invertebrates – the tiny engines of Australia's biodiversity – after this year's cataclysmic fires.
Last summer, Australia's wildlife burned in one of our country's worst bushfires. So what's become of animal and plant survivors in the months since?
One vet suggested bushfire smoke had killed the smoky mouse – and asked, in a nod to the species' name, if this was a case of "death by irony".
Scientists and the community are building nests to help save the stunning green carpenter bee from extinction.
Three quarters of WA's Stirling Ranges national park now experience fire cycles twice as frequent as species recovery rates.
Koalas are notoriously difficult to detect. Traditional methods are costly and labour intensive. So we found a more efficient way to locate koalas in eastern NSW, using drones.