Senior Australian water scientists and economists, including UNSW's Richard Kingsford, have called for urgent action to save the Murray-Darling Basin in a joint Declaration launched today.
It's high time we learned to adapt to our land of droughts and flooding rains, rather than failing time and time again to try to make it adapt to us, writes Richard Kingsford.
UNSW researchers have identified Australia’s most important wetlands for waterbirds, following one of the most extensive aerial surveys of its kind in the world.
Widespread flooding across the Lake Eyre and Murray-Darling Basins has produced an explosion of waterbird breeding, one of Australia’s longest-running wildlife surveys has found.
A major new scientific review, involving more than 30 experts from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, sets out our current knowledge of the impacts of climate change on biodiversity.
Toxic industrial pollutants contaminate bird eggs in Australia's major eastern cities at levels seven to nine times higher than those in inland areas, a new study has found.