Our big breakthroughs in 2019
2019 was a big year for us. Before you head off for the end of year break, let’s reflect on the exciting science we brought to you this year.
Have yourself a sustainable little Christmas
Give our planet a gift. Make your festive season more environmentally-friendly this year. We've got some tips to help you have a sustainable Christmas.
Preparing your home for bushfire
When it comes to being prepared for bushfires, safety starts in your own backyard.
Extinguishing bushfire myths and misconceptions
Understanding how bushfires work is important when it comes to protecting life and property.
A dry landscape and a dire season: we explain the current bushfire environment
Our bushfire expert Andrew Sullivan delves beyond the smoke haze to explain the current crisis and the tough conditions ahead.
Scientists fear insect populations are shrinking. Here are six ways to help
Insects are vital to sustaining life on Earth – and their numbers are falling fast. So consider ditching the fly spray and see what you can do to help.
Lab to reef: coral eggs provide new life for reef restoration
Our scientists will be capturing millions of coral eggs from a coral spawning event at Heron Island to help restore parts of the Great Barrier Reef.
The worm has turned: climate change, the humble earthworm and you
The often-maligned earthworm is vital to the natural world. A study has found climate change could seriously impact them. If it does we’ll all feel the consequences.
To feed the world in 2050 we need to build the plants that evolution didn’t
Synthetic biology lets us explore places where evolution has never gone, to help meet humanity's food needs in a future shaped by climate change.
Magpie geese return with help from ethical AI and Indigenous Knowledge
In the wetlands of Kakadu, rangers are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Indigenous Knowledge to care for country. The results are promising: thousands of magpie geese are returning to roost.
Tuna tissue tells tale of climate change
We've used the tissues of tuna to detect signals of climate change in the oceanic food web, indicating large-scale change in our marine ecosystems.