News: Environmental Science
EchidnaCSI has received the Citizen Science Award for Outstanding Science at the inaugural awards for Citizen Science Projects in South Australia.
Congratulations to Dr Richard Lilly and Dr Tahlia Perry who are finalists in the 2021 South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation awards!
Scientists warn, without good biosecurity measures ‘alien organisms’ on Earth may become a reality stranger than fiction.
More than 35 percent of fish caught in the waters off southern Australia contain microplastics, and the problem is worse in SA - but many people in the fishing industry aren’t aware that we even have an ocean plastic problem.
Australia doesn’t have any native bears, yet our involvement in the illegal trade of bear parts and products is sadly a different story.
New research from the University of Adelaide says the 2050 target to reduce climate change emissions is too little and too late.
A team of scientists, including experts from the University of Adelaide, suggest that reliance on modern irrigation technologies as a water-use efficiency strategy is a ‘zombie idea’ – one that persists no matter how much evidence is thrown against it.
Emerging scientists showcase their research at Ingenuity, University of Adelaide’s annual interactive expo of STEM projects.
Scientists have highlighted that the illegal and unsustainable global wildlife trade has bigger ramifications on our everyday lives than you might think.
The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly five-fold after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, according to new research.