Our research is helping to maintain the integrity of our environments, from oceans to land to climate, and ensure our natural resources are used sustainably.
How old was Granddad the lungfish, the world’s oldest aquarium fish? Spoiler alert: it’s a super-prime number.
Researchers at the Australian National Herbarium in Canberra are digitising nearly a million plant specimens. They’ll soon be available for everyone to use.
Cold snaps are becoming less and less likely as the world warms. But that doesn’t mean they don’t happen. Michael Grose helps you put the colder-than-normal start to winter in context.
We’ve used artificial intelligence (AI) to identify a pest stink bug. Now we’re working with our partners on WeedScan, a new app for identifying and reporting weeds.
Meet Marina and Mariana, two of our brightest scientists. Both are passionate about climate, conservation and equality.
Can you tell a bug from a beetle? Does that bug you? We’re here to help. Our list of bug facts will soon have you in the know about bugs.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language groups from across Australia have partnered with us to document their seasonal calendars. An ABC TV series now showcases the communities involved in this work.
Our world-famous atmospheric gas monitoring station is now known by the dual name of Kennaook/Cape Grim. This recognises the Aboriginal heritage of the land on which it stands.
Dr Elizabeth (Beth) Fulton is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and recognised for her pioneering marine ecosystems modelling work.
As a human geographer, Dr Bruce Taylor is an expert on how people connect to places. Let's dive into why he is so passionate about one of Australia's treasures.
The UK wants gardeners to stop thinking of slugs and snails as pests and to embrace garden biodiversity. Is it worth considering in Australia?
Scientists have recorded largetooth sawfish in the Archer River in Queensland, offering conservation hope for one of the most endangered groups of species on the planet.