Richard Kingsford

Waterbirds at the Gayini Wetlands

With long-term monitoring of breeding events, UNSW researchers also identify trends and changes in the health of wetlands and rivers.

Breeding colony of pelicans surrounded by water

Scientists winged their way across one-third of Australia to collect data for the 2022 Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey, an annual health check of our freshwater ecosystems.

Platypus swimming in water

A new genetic study by UNSW scientists finds large dams restrict platypus movement, with significant implications for their conservation.

dead fish float in water of the menindee lakes

Climate change shouldn’t be used as a 'get out-of jail free' card to excuse bad decision-making and poor planning decisions.

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Researchers find the water flow decline on Australia’s iconic river is due to water management failures rather than climate change.

a scuba diver swims through moody waters and rock formations

The common platform heralds a new era of global conservation and management policy applications.

The Gidgealpa floodplain

A new study identifies major environmental concerns for the Lake Eyre Basin rivers, among the most pristine in the world.

UNSW Winners of the 2022 Eureka Prize Awards

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Professor Raina MacIntyre, The Environment Recovery Project and researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have all received prestigious 2022 Eureka Prize awards.

Aerial view of a depleted river in the Murray Darling system of rivers

Federal Labor has pledged to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan. But a new report casts serious doubt on that promise.

Eureka Prizes trophy

Six UNSW Sydney projects chosen as finalists for Australia’s leading science awards.

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