Richard Kingsford

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.

Attila Brungs stands near information panels about animals and the desert

The initiative features work underway through the Wild Deserts consortium between UNSW and Ecological Horizons with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Professor Attila Brungs crouches on a rocky landscape

Research opportunities at Fowlers Gap include restoration of arid zone ecosystems and its future under the effects of climate change.

Golden bandicoot being released from a carrying box

Thanks to the Wild Deserts team, a locally extinct species is translocated from Western Australia and reintroduced into Sturt National Park.

wompoo fruit-dove

Australian rainforests and bird communities remain under threat following the catastrophic 2019-2020 bushfire season, new UNSW Sydney research shows.

A white ute with 'Wild Deserts' logo under a starry night sky. Reece Pedler shines a spotlight from the ute into the distance.

For Bec West and Reece Pedler, it’s an overnight journey to buy groceries and a 350-kilometre round trip to take the kids to playgroup. But they wouldn’t have it any other way.

A platypus floats on the top of calm river waters

Environmental survey findings confirm what scientists have suspected; platypuses aren’t in Royal National Park. But plans to reintroduce the iconic species to the park later this year will change this.

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