A dry landscape and a dire season: we explain the current bushfire environment
Sydney and New South Wales (NSW) north coast residents continue to battle poor air quality as a result of fires burning through the state. Our bushfire expert Andrew Sullivan delves beyond the smoke haze to explain the current crisis and the tough conditions ahead.
Feeding the future through new marine industries
With Australia expecting a population growth of 35 million people by 2049, delivering food and energy security will be critical. But how do we meet this growing demand and deliver outcomes that are sustainable and productive?
Climate change and extreme events – quantifying the changing odds
The field of climate change event attribution research has emerged recently and can provide new insights into Australian climate extremes.
Unravelling the boom-bust nature of fodder in drought
Cut for hay or grow to grain? A pilot trial unlocks information about the fodder market during times of drought and aims to help farm finances and aid drought relief.
Overcoming the difficulty of breeding drought tolerant wheat
With a genome five times larger than the human genome, identifying what genes in wheat are responsible for what traits to build drought tolerance is difficult.