Eyes on the deep sea: the coral that thrives in the dark
We are surveying deep-sea coral reefs growing on underwater mountains to deepen our understanding of these extraordinary marine communities.
Gardens in the ice: the flora of Antarctica
Not just ice, Antarctica is host to hardy mosses, lichens, and flowering plants that persist on a continent of extremes, extreme scarcity—water, heat, nutrients—and extreme overabundance—wind and radiation.
It will take decades, but the Murray Darling Basin Plan is delivering environmental improvements
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan has been politically fraught and mired in scandal. But environmental monitoring suggests that the health of the rivers is indeed improving – even if it will take decades.