Are you experiencing eco-grief?
Climate change anxiety and eco-grief is starting to take a toll on people’s mental health and wellbeing. We share some ways to help deal with eco-grief.
Australian of the Year: our scientist up for top gong
Our oceans and atmosphere researcher Jess Melbourne-Thomas could be named Australian of the Year 2020.
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.
Scientist travels to the end of the world, to change the world
Clothilde Langlais, a physical oceanographer, researches how our oceans connect with our climate systems. She is in Antarctica to champion women in STEM as part of Homeward Bound.
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.
Nitrogen fertilisers are incredibly efficient, but they make climate change a lot worse
Measurements and modelling have found nitrous oxide emissions, a greenhouse gas 265 times more potent than carbon dioxide, are significantly higher than previously reported.
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.
Tropical ocean bacteria help pump CO2 out of the atmosphere
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria help tropical phytoplankton absorb carbon dioxide, creating a biological pump in the oceans.
Atmospheric scientist awarded fellowship
Atmospheric and climate scientist Dr Helen Cleugh has been elected as a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.