Australian rainforests and bird communities remain under threat following the catastrophic 2019-2020 bushfire season, new UNSW Sydney research shows.
A stalagmite in Western Australia has revealed regular, low-intensity fires before European arrival and infrequent, high-intensity fires afterwards.
A new AI-driven immersive visualisation system will help us address the new generation of extreme fires caused by global warming.
In this era of mega-fires, diverse strategies are urgently needed so we can safely live with fire.
As the weather warms up, UNSW researchers name some of their favourite bushwalks and the ways citizen scientists can help them by collecting data along the way.
Many plants are really good at withstanding bushfires, but the combination of drought, heatwaves and pest insects under climate change may push them to the brink.
Under a new code, rural landholders in NSW will be allowed to clear up to 25 metres of land outside their property boundary. This will be devastating for the wildlife that live or migrate there.
Sediments in a lake near Kosciuszko may hold clues to conservation strategies amid rising temperatures and more frequent bushfires.
Academic research can shed light on crucial questions about what life on Earth will be like under the most plausible emissions scenarios. And a warning: the answers are confronting.
Supporting regional communities to respond to the increasing threat of climate-fuelled disasters has never been more vital.