environment

Artificial reefs 12 months after installation

Man-made reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, UNSW researchers have found.

A flowering plant

New research shows, in a world first, a recreation of the evolution of flowering plants through time - a complete angiosperm 'time-tree'.

Climate change threat to tropical plants

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.

water droplets on blade of grass

At the core of the most pressing global issues of our time is a crisis of identity, where culture meets ecology.

A glass ball on moss showing the world, a symbolic picture for environment

If we want to mitigate and solve the many global environmental issues the world is facing, we can’t rely on technology alone, scientists have warned.

Gwydir River, part of the Murray-Darling Basin

A new UNSW study demands better transparency around the idiosyncratic water management rules governing water allocation in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Murray-Darling Basin in drought

Subsidised irrigators extracted up to 28 per cent more water than those who received no funds under a national Murray-Darling Basin irrigation efficiency program, a new study has found.

Platypus has final health check at Taronga Wildlife Hospital

UNSW scientists expect more platypus rescues in future as climate change takes a stranglehold on their natural habitat.

Extinction Rebellion

A global study on the environmental impact of the fashion industry calls for a system-wide transition to a more sustainable model.

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