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Welcome visitor to purge sea spurge
Have you ever heard of sea spurge? It's bad news for our southern beaches and we're calling on you to help control its spread.
‘Odd radio circles’ that baffled astronomers are likely explosions from distant galaxies
Next-generation radio telescopes unravel the mysteries of ghostly circles in the sky.
It may not be cute, but here’s why the humble yabby deserves your love
New research investigating yabby diets found just how crucial these crayfish are to aquatic ecosystems.
On a mission to end plastic waste
We’ve taken a pledge to reduce plastic. Our goal is an 80 per cent reduction in plastic waste entering the Australian environment by 2030.
Using AI to keep Australia free from stink bug pests
At our insect collection we are using AI to help detect the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, a priority insect pest.
Meet Bronwyn Fox: our Chief Scientist
Professor Bronwyn Fox takes up the role as our latest Chief Scientist 30 years after she first joined us as a research assistant.
From cows to giraffes: smart ear tags helping wildlife conservation
Smart ear tags originally used to monitor livestock are now being used to track giraffes on the African savannah.
Women for a sustainable tomorrow
Meet some of the women taking on what could be described as one of our greatest challenges - tackling climate change.
Power for good: Meet our energy researcher Kate Cavanagh
Kate Cavanagh is working at the forefront of how we can best integrate more renewable energy into our electricity grid.
What goes into growing healthy prawns?
Aquaculture research technician Tim Perrin take us behind-the-scenes of studying prawns across their lifecycle.
Climate data for farmers, with the click of a button
If a farmer could see into the future and know what climate is ahead, they may be able to better plan their crops or livestock production.
New IPCC report shows Australia is at real risk from climate change, with impacts worsening, future risks high, and wide-ranging adaptation needed
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report shows climatic trends, extreme conditions and sea level rise are already hitting many of Australia’s ecosystems, industries and cities hard.