Nature

Wild dolphins swim in the sea

A UNSW study shows airway bacteria can indicate the health of dolphins and whales ­– a finding that could benefit endangered species like the northern right and blue whales.

A colourful seahorse swims among the sea life

Partially protected marine areas create confusion and don’t meet their broad conservation objectives, UNSW researchers have found.

Humpback whale breaks the water's surface

UNSW researchers have linked the burden of humpback whales’ annual migration to depleted microbial diversity in their airways – an indicator of overall health.

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.

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.

Ferns sprouting after bushfire

Citizen scientists are being encouraged to photograph bushfire-affected areas to help UNSW Sydney researchers track the recovery of flora and fauna after the fires.

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