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Scientists believe that fish ear bones and their distinctive growth rings can offer clues to the likely impacts of climate […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection Walking on water might seem like a miracle to us mere humans but […]
Freshwater Sawfish: Apart from the visually obvious, the Freshwater Sawfish is a really interesting FFT subject. It is actually a […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection To look at a Pink Underwing moth (Phyllodes imperialis) resting you would […]
Black Stingray: This is one cool looking ray. You can see where filmmakers and the like get their inspiration for […]
It's still a mystery why the green and yellow Plague Soldier Beetle, found in temperate southeastern Australia, occasionally builds up to massive numbers.
Detailed satellite imagery about Australian landscapes will soon be only a button push away for land managers in community and […]
They’re all together ooky, the insect* family. Who needs the living dead when we have some of the most terrifying, […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection Inland Australia is a harsh place to live. With daytime temperatures cruel and […]
CSIRO has developed a new biodegradable weed mat which could put a stop to nasty weeds and transform the future […]
Red Handfish: The red handfish is found on shallow rocky reefs in only a few locations in south- eastern Tasmania. […]
By Steve Morton, Honorary Fellow CSIRO, Andy Sheppard, Theme Leader, Biodiversity CSIRO, and Mark Lonsdale, Chief of Ecosystem Sciences CSIRO […]