Moths swarm on Queensland bank
The current population explosion and mass migration of moths and butterflies in Queensland is due to recent rain.
How can we support Indigenous-led fire management?
We’re working with Indigenous fire experts to design landscape burning partnerships, projects and activities.
Australian flowers and their celebrity lookalikes
Australia is home to lots of diverse species of flowers. And we found some of them had uncanny celebrity lookalikes!
Frank facts on plant sex diversity
Did you know flowers can be female, male, or have variations of both sexes in one flower? Frank Zich provides insights into plant sex diversity and taxonomic research at the Australian Tropical Herbarium.
Bushfire impact on Australian plants
Many Australian plants have strategies to cope with fire and some species even take advantage of bushfires to germinate.
The impact of bushfires on Australian insects
Discover some of the ways bushfires harm and benefit different species of insects.
Top science stories in 2019
Celebrations in space, a major laser and a new human discovered. We've wrapped up the top science stories of 2019 as our gift to you.
How we’re saving the world’s rarest fish
Fifty new born red handfish are providing hope to scientists to help save the world’s rarest fish.
Beached as! All you need to know about your local beach critters
So you're hitting the beach this summer. Do you know much about the biodiversity you're sharing the surf with? From salps to seagrass, let's deep dive.
A new study shows an animal’s lifespan is written in the DNA. For humans, it’s 38 years
Knowing an animal's normal lifespan is hugely important for conservation efforts, but it's harder to find out than you'd think.
Lifespans of extinct animals revealed
Our discovery of how to estimate animal lifespans from DNA has revealed how long woolly mammoths and Neanderthals lived.