Bird's eye view of forests can predict demise
This new method could spark timely efforts to save the trees. Natalie Parletta reports.
Researchers have found a way to predict death of forests by detecting “hidden” signals of resilience using satellite ...
How do conservation efforts stack up?
Not bad, if they go viral or have a lot of support – but they could do better. Natalie Parletta r...
Conservation initiatives are cropping up all over the planet to address escalating environmental threats and crumblin...
Don’t axe forests – make them edible
A traditional Himalayan practice offers food security.
Reducing emissions from deforestation and farming is an urgent global priority if we want to control climate change. ...
Heat-resistant coral could help rescue reefs
But it needs to survive climate change first. Mark Bruer reports.
Stress-tolerant coral from Australia’s tropical northwest may provide a lifeline to reefs further south as climate ch...
Finding the ocean’s missing plastic
But it’s not good news.
Millions of tonnes of plastic is trapped along the world’s coastlines and will eventually find its way into the ocean...
Citizen scientists and the Great Barrier Reef
QUT researchers are inviting you to help with vital work.
If news bulletins explaining how climate change has devastated parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef leave you feel...
Capturing more than just the moment
Tourists can help with wildlife monitoring.
Holiday snaps such this as may have more than just the obvious appeal.Tourists geotagging their wildlife photos while...
Finding the genes needed to save Australian mammals
Amy Middleton reports on a genome mapping project designed to protect endangered species.
When planning to protect threatened species, it’s helpful to consider how they’ve survived and adapted over the milli...
Exmouth Gulf ‘has more fish species than Ningaloo'
Review findings coincide with calls for greater protection. Michelle Wheeler reports.
Western Australia’s Exmouth Gulf has more species of fish than the adjacent and World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef, ...
Ecotourism may threaten predators and boost rodents
The mice come out to play when humans send the big cats running for cover. Mark Bruer reports.
Pumas significantly reduced activity and kept their distance from the sound of human voices during the study.Paul Hou...
Double trouble for invasive mosquitoes
Researchers combine techniques to reduce their chances to breed.
More than 90% of disease-carrying mosquitoes have been eliminated in a field trial in China by combining two techniqu...
It’s not just temperature damaging coral reefs
US study points the finger at nitrogen – and people. Nick Carne reports.
Nitrogen loading is as much to blame as increasing temperatures for coral bleaching in the Looe Key Reef in the lower...