Think your parents were strange? We’ve got some of the weirdest birth and childcare stories from the animal kingdom you’ll ever hear.
The Norilsk nickel deposits in Russia are unique: giant volcanic eruptions 250 million years ago released colossal amounts of nickel into the atmosphere, kickstarting the Great Dying.
Most farmed prawns are fed wild-harvest fishmeal, contributing to strain on global fish stocks. Our scientists have created a plant-based solution that also makes the prawns healthier and grow on average 20–30 per cent faster.
There’s no agreed international approach for how to measure and report on changing nutrients, so we brought together as many international scientists as possible, put them on our research vessel Investigator and as our friend Rihanna would say, we sent them out to sea to work, work, work, work, work, work!.
University of Sydney researcher Dr Valentina Mella had placed a camera in the tree-tops to study koalas at night. When reviewing the footage, she was shocked to see a fox climbing about, searching for its next meal.
The world’s only raptor that hunts at night has watched on as 32 species became extinct – the highest extinction rate in the world. Now, it too is under threat.
Carbon capture has been in the news a lot recently, but what exactly is it? Never fear, we’re here to help explain this technical topic (using chocolate!).
The volume of natural resources used in buildings and transport infrastructure increased 23-fold between 1900 and 2010. We need work to build more efficiently and waste less of our resources.
Everyone loves baby animals, but do you know what they’re called? Test your knowledge in our quiz.