Posts by Amy Edwards

Man and woman dancing hand in hand

For most of us, the word drought conjures images of a parched landscape, stunted crops, dry waterways and dead livestock. But what about rain dancing?

A small moth with gold and metallic purple specks on its wings standing on a leaf

We recently celebrated one of the most exciting discoveries in entomology in the last 40 years – the discovery of a new family of primitive moths. It was found right in our own backyard, on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

View over the observatory with sunset and mountain top poking through the clouds in background

The US government’s greenhouse gas monitoring site at Mauna Loa in Hawaii has confirmed that its average recorded carbon dioxide levels for February topped 400 parts per million (ppm) – the first time that this has been seen in a northern winter month.

A young girl eating an apple next to a bucket of apples

Most Australians believe climate change is happening, even if they don’t all believe it’s caused by human activity. But they’re […]