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.
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection Hawk moths are built for speed in the air. Their smooth tapered […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection Ants are everywhere, as most householders and picnickers know all too well. […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection Insects come in all shapes. Some are long and thin, others short and […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection The edge of a leaf would not normally be a smart place […]
By Kim Pullen Australian National Insect Collection (Inspired by New South Wales’ (nickname the Cockroaches) win in State of Origin […]
By Kim Pullen – Australian National Insect Collection A huge caterpillar covered in tufts of black spines is not something […]
By Kim Pullen Psyllids are small bugs with soft, vulnerable bodies, so how do they escape predators? Adult psyllids can […]
The video above shows the Australian dung weevil in action. The video was shot by DAFF entomologist Michael Gorton who […]
Australia’s land and oceans continue to get hotter and our climate continues to change. These are two of the findings […]
We helped sustainable designer Joost Bakker, test an environmentally friendly building option for bushfire-prone areas.
A previously un-named species of horse fly whose appearance is dominated by its glamorous golden lower abdomen has been named […]
An earlier post raised the problem of old helium-filled balloons turning up on beaches along the east coast of Australia. […]