Out of the ashes of the Tathra bushfire, and stories of heartbreaking loss and survival, a picture is emerging of how research is helping to save properties and improve bushfire outcomes.
A new field guide to the sharks and rays of Papua New Guinea is supporting sustainable use of its shark and ray resources.
Climbing up an 80 m tower is all in a day’s work for some scientists. Read how they’ve been watching over Australia’s defining flora – eucalypts – as part of our land ecosystem observatory.
They’re one of the strongest bonds in chemistry and are not only unique in the way they can be used to fight fire, but unique in the way they leach through soils into the environment. A new paper suggests understanding first how PFAS chemicals behave in soils requires a large-scale soils study and, perhaps, a global research effort if we’re to work towards a solution.