Kate Brandis


Scientists have developed a revolutionary way to determine if animals are being illegally trafficked.


Calling all citizen scientists! Get involved with ANSTO and UNSW's Feathermap of Australia project, collect feathers from waterbird habitats, send them in for for analysis and help protect Australia's wetlands.


Photographer Nick Cubbin has captured the often-overlooked beauty of waterbird feathers for a project that aims to plot the movements of Australia’s wetland birds.


Knowing the movements of waterbirds helps identify wetlands that are important habitats. But traditional tracking methods have had limited success and can be expensive, so we've developed a more effective way, writes Kate Brandis.


Australians are being asked to collect wetland bird feathers to help scientists create the first ‘Feather Map of Australia’ to show the health of our wetland birds.