As we predicted two months ago, the background atmospheric carbon dioxide levels measured at Cape Grim on Tasmania’s northwest coast have officially passed the 400 parts per million mark.
The University of Western Australia and Department of Parks and Wildlife – with help from our Atlas of Living Australia – have used the humble banksia to assess the impact of climate change in south-west Western Australia.
This Europe Day we celebrate an important partnership with the European Union and the European Space Agency, which will allow more sharing of scientific expertise and access to their observation satellite fleet.
Human activities have driven the Earth to become greener – perhaps the strongest evidence yet of how people have become a major force in the Earth’s functioning.
For the first time, we show that sea-level rise in the late 20th century is predominantly caused by the burning of fossil fuels.
The blue haze surrounding Eucalyptus is a volatile compound, isoprene, that contributes to pollution and air quality counts.
Last year’s record-breaking temperatures are having a devastating impact on the world’s coral reefs. In Western Australia the severity of the situation, which could lead to long-term collapse of reef ecosystems, has gone largely unnoticed.
It’s official: 2015 was the hottest year on record.
RV Investigator will depart on 8 January 2016 for the sub-Antarctic territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands on a 58 day research voyage, which will be led by Professor Mike Coffin from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, but what do you know about this part of Australia?