School of BEES

Richard Kingsford

River ecologist and conservation biologist Professor Richard Kingsford has been awarded a prestigious 2021 ESA Gold Medal.

Platypus swimming

UNSW researchers have been involved in a platypus survey on Kangaroo Island which was severely affected by bushfires 18 months ago.

Crystal palace in Retiro Park, Madrid

An international study of parks and gardens finds even the humble roadside verge plays an important role in the environment and for our health.

Male Carolina Anolis lizard displaying his dewlap

A surprising study on the behaviour of unrelated lizards demonstrates how evolution can lead to different species learning the same skills. 

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

Regent honeyeater

Raising young regent honeyeaters in aviaries with other species of birds as well as song tutoring increases their long-term chances in the wild.

Pygmy blue whale swimming

It was the whales’ singing that gave them away.

A carp in the Murray-Darling

The recent one in 100 flood event is set to reverse carp eradication efforts in the Murray-Darling, a UNSW scientist says.

A bridled nailtail wallaby in the wild

UNSW scientists have used a new conservation strategy to give the bridled nailtail wallaby a head start in life.

A Mountain Pygmy-possum clings to a person's finger

Why the race to rescue the Mountain Pygmy-possum from extinction has spurred conservationists at home and abroad into action.

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