News: Environmental Science
Scientists confirm that the lower River Murray was not an estuary more than 7,000 years ago – reinforcing scientific evidence likely to influence important river management policy decisions.
Australian reptiles face serious conservation threats from illegal poaching fuelled by international demand and the exotic pet trade.
Evolutionary biologists have assessed the phenomenon of parallelism in soil-burrowing cockroaches for the first time.
University of Adelaide and TERN researchers have partnered with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) to standardise both environmental monitoring and data systems for improved decision-making.
With almost a third of arable land classified as degraded, what can we do to reverse the rapid pace of degradation and can we do it in a way that benefits us?
Scientists are partnering with the CSIRO and the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions to fine new solutions to control mice populations.
Meet the sensitive new age sea snakes that use touch receptors to help them locate and court females.
Scientists have used more than two decades of satellite-derived environmental data to suggest the possible foraging habitats of pre-contact Aboriginal peoples living in the Western Desert.
New technologies to play vital role in discovering and documenting all unknown Australian species by 2050.
Researchers are concerned video sharing platforms could be contributing to the normalisation of exotic pets and encouraging the exotic pet trade.