Ecology Kids

Ecology Kids

Planet Earth, Water, Energy, Cool Creatures and much more ...

Food Chain Interactive

Food Chain Interactive

When animals eat, the energy in the food passes along a food chain.

National Geographic - Environment

National Geographic - Environment

Inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888.

Explore

Explore

Live cameras around the World.

WWF

WWF

WWF Australia’s missions and goals for biodiversity protection and environmental conservation are the same as WWF’s Global missions and goals. As part of a global conservation network, our Australian work focuses on the environmental issues that are most relevant to our region as well as the issues where Australia is best placed to take a lead.

Endangered Australian Animals

Endangered Australian Animals

Queensland Government Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Oldest Living Things in the World

Oldest Living Things in the World

Artist Rachel Sussman photographs the oldest living things in the World before they vanish.

The IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provides taxonomic, conservation status and distribution information on plants and animals that have been globally evaluated. This system is designed to determine the relative risk of extinction, and the main purpose of the IUCN Red List is to catalogue and highlight those plants and animals that are facing a higher risk of global extinction.

The last places on Earth with ...

The last places on Earth with ...

The last places on Earth with no invasive species - Pockets of land and water that are free from ‘alien’ species are few and far between, finds Rachel Nuwer. Yet could we reverse the tide of these pests?

9 Animals That Are On the Verge ...

9 Animals That Are On the Verge ...

9 animals that are on the verge of disappearing forever. Lemurs, Giant Panda, Polar Bear, Lesser Prairie Chicken, West African Lion, Pygmy Elephant, Galapagos Penguin, Snow Leopard and Humpback Whale.

Coral Reefs Suffer

Coral Reefs Suffer

Coral reefs suffer as the relentless hunt for shark fins takes its toll. Scientists find removal of sharks from two reef systems led to a sharp decline in the number of fish that help keep coral healthy.

The Corals That Come Back ...

The Corals That Come Back ...

In an astonishing and unexpected revival, dubbed the 'Phoenix Effect', reefs around the world are returning to life.

Mysteries of the Unseen World

Mysteries of the Unseen World

Every year FEI holds a photo contest to find out what folks in the field are doing with their amazing microscopes, and to give scientists and researchers the chance to share their exploration of the sub-microscopic world. The winners of the 2012 FEI Image Contest are below. These are the best images from four categories: Around the House, The Natural World, The Human Body, and Other Relevant Science.

11 Octopuses Caught ...

11 Octopuses Caught ...

11 octopuses caught in the act of being awesome.

Vertical farms sprouting all ...

Vertical farms sprouting all ...

Urban warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you'd expect to find the seeds of a green revolution. But from Singapore to Scranton, Pennsylvania, "vertical farms" are promising a new, environmentally friendly way to feed the rapidly swelling populations of cities worldwide.

TED Playlist - Plantastic!

TED Playlist - Plantastic!

Green, leafy, often delicious: Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the wonderful world of plants and vegetables.

iPad App Attenborough Story of Life

iPad App Attenborough Story of Life

Join broadcast legend Sir David Attenborough to explore more than 1000 of the greatest wildlife moments ever filmed.

iPad App Classify It!

iPad App Classify It!

Think you know what poison ivy and a firefly have in common? How about some of the ways a dolphin and a goldfish are different? Download Classify It!, a new game from AAAS Science NetLinks, to test your knowledge of how various organisms can be sorted and grouped.

iPad App MyEnvironment

iPad App MyEnvironment

Find the Australian environmental places and species that make up your neighbourhood or area of interest. MyEnvironment uses the GPS to show assets around you.

iPad App Pangea Safari

iPad App Pangea Safari

Tembo's Pangea Safari is an ecosystem sim game about food webs and the fragility, resilience and interdependence of species.

iPad App WWF Together

iPad App WWF Together

Experience the world’s most amazing and endangered animals in one app – together. This interactive experience brings you closer to the stories of elephants, whales, rhinos and other fascinating species. Discover their lives and the work of WWF in a way you’ve never seen before. Try out “tiger vision,” stay as still as the polar bear during a hunt, and chop the panda’s bamboo. Explore the animals’ stories, then fold them up and share them with the world.

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