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.
How can we bring conservation into the innovation era?
It's business planning, for biodiversity. Dr Iadine Chades and co-authors call for scientists to use a 'lean startup' approach when trialling new technology.
Dr Ro Hill on the promise of Environmental Stewardship
With nature declining at an alarming rate, Dr Ro Hill spoke about the promise of environmental stewardship at her Bob Hawke Centre lecture in Adelaide.
The flight of the aberrant oriole
The swampy savanna of New Guinea’s Trans-Fly is a frontier for evolutionary biologists studying the blurry lines between species.
Going in to bat for Australia’s endangered flying-foxes
Another Australian mammal has been listed as endangered. The spectacled flying-fox highlights the challenge in managing the conflict between human development and nature.
An artificially intelligent answer to threatened species
Conservation practices haven't progressed fast enough to meet the enormity of the environmental challenges. AI could be part of the answer to improve species detection methods and advise on better conservation approaches.
Invasive species are Australia’s number-one extinction threat
More than 1,770 species in Australia are listed as threatened or endangered. Invasive species are the biggest single threat.
Iconic New Caledonian birds join the research collection
The Australian National Wildlife Collection holds a significant collection of fauna and flora of New Guinea and the Pacific islands, critical to understanding the evolution of species in Australia and the wider Pacific. The Collection now includes bird specimens from New Caledonia, including the iconic Kagu.