Climate change is threatening one of the world’s most important rivers, and impacting millions of people.
Our leading bushfire risk expert Justin Leonard has been working with the community and a wider Advisory Panel to develop a set of voluntary guidelines that will help improve the townships resilience to bushfire.
Tourists and locals alike enjoyed clear, warm days over summer – but these conditions came at a cost, priming Tasmania for damaging bushfires.
Tasmania’s bushfires have hurt not only the state’s forests, but also the honey industry that depends on access to the region’s unique trees.
Every year homes are lost in bushfires. But what if we build our houses to withstand fire?
The Christmas Day fires that struck the Victorian town of Wye River are an example of how to get emergency responses right.
Building bushfire resilience to preserve life and property requires consideration of buildings, individuals, communities and the environment.
What are the key factors in how a bushfire behaves? And what can we do to influence them, and mitigate our chance of harm?
Video footage from Australia’s new ocean-going research vessel Investigator’s discovery of extinct volcanoes off the coast of Sydney.