Generation alpha has never had an average summer and probably never will
Last summer didn’t seem to hit the same number of scorching highs that we are accustomed to. But was it really cooler than usual?
Join the hunt for shark egg cases
The Great Eggcase Hunt has landed on Australian shores, calling on citizen scientists to look for egg cases underwater or washed up on beaches.
Why we love taxonomists
Each year, our taxonomists describe and name around 200 new species, from weevils and weedfish to weird plants.
Reducing litter in Sydney Harbour
New technologies will be installed across Sydney Harbour under a pilot to prevent plastic pollution ending up in our oceans.
Weevil genius: waging war on cabomba weed
A special weevil has been released in Queensland waterways as a biological control agent to get rid of cabomba, a fast-spreading weed wreaking havoc on our aquatic environment.
Everyday AI: How artificial intelligence is helping conservation
From identifying birds in the bush to helping locate destructive crown-of-thorns starfish in the Great Barrier Reef, find out how AI is being used in conservation.
Meet Ethan Towns: Bringing Indigenous perspectives to science
Ethan Towns on becoming the LGBTQIA+ role model he never had and infusing Indigenous science into his research.
Our innovative science behind the headlines
Our innovations, from fast Wi-Fi to predicting bushfires, were once considered impossible. Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge.
Meet the stars of the first coin of 2023
We’ve collaborated with the Royal Australian Mint to develop a coin design featuring our research vessel Investigator and deep sea creatures.
Help invertebrates through citizen science
Out and about or staying at home this summer? Become a citizen scientist and help Aussie invertebrates.
Hunting for rare flies in remote public toilets
Clisa australis is a rare, distinctive-looking Australian fly. It lives with bats, likes pit toilets and had been missing for 30 years.