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Citizen Science update: Bird banding and conservation in Karakin

CCWA’s latest Citizen Science programme - Living with Nature - has begun with a busy May weekend in Karakin, a peri-urban suburb approximately 120km north of Perth on Yued Noongar country. 

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Woodside AGM – Conservation Council responds as Woodside ‘doubles down’ on fossil fuels

Woodside has been bombarded with questions from shareholders, environment and conservation experts and Traditional Custodians from WA’s north west at its Annual General meeting, in Perth.

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WA’s Northern Jarrah Forest will be ‘ripped apart’ by 2060 – new report

The Northern Jarrah Forest – a biodiversity hotspot which rivals the world’s tropical rainforests – is on the brink of ecological collapse according to a new report.

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'Tone deaf' - Woodside comments on further gas expansion slammed by conservation council

Comments by Woodside CEO, Meg O’Neill – published this morning in the Australian Financial Review – have been slammed by the Conservation Council of WA, which has described calls to ‘kick-start’ stalled gas projects as “tone deaf”.

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A flying start for Citizen Science in 2022: seabird monitoring at Rat Island

CCWA’s Citizen Science program for 2022 is off to a flying start!

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Woodside's emissions trial 'an illusion' - CCWA

The Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) has rubbished today's announcement by Woodside Petroleum, that it plans to pursue a 'carbon capture and utilisation' facility in Perth.

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‘Another good tern out’ – Conservationists hail successful year for WA Fairy Terns as breeding season comes to a close

Conservationists are celebrating another successful breeding season for one of WA’s most iconic and vulnerable species as efforts continue to protect the Australian Fairy Tern.


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WA Native Sandalwood ‘Red-listed’ as threatened

Words: Peter Robertson

In a major new development, WA’s fragrant and commercially lucrative native sandalwood (Santalum spicatum; dutjahn; willarak) has been added to the IUCN's international threatened species "Red List". Now it’s time to end 175 years of unsustainable native sandalwood plunder across southern WA.

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Inside the night-time operation to tag and track vulnerable Fairy Terns

Under normal circumstances, the sight of a dozen-or-so torchlit figures stalking silently across a suburban beach, in the dead of night, might be a little concerning.

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World leading restoration in our own backyard

Words: Steph Murphey

For my first ever bird-surveying adventure, I had the pleasure of joining the Conservation Council of WA’s (CCWA) Citizen Science team and a group of incredible volunteers on a trip to Chingarrup Sanctuary, Koreng Noongar country, in November.

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