School of BEES

five people ride in on overloaded tinny through flood waters and rain

By following moisture from the oceans to the land, researchers worked out exactly how three oceans conspire to deliver deluges of rain to eastern Australia.

Sandbags protect a local business as flood water washes by

UNSW experts available to comment on flooding and record rain across NSW and Queensland.

Crest-tailed mulgara

This is the project milestone ecologists had been hoping for.

wild dogs feeding

Understanding feeding patterns is key to understanding the origin and implications of many aspects of animal social lives.

A crop plantation with mountains in the background

Threatened species don’t just live in national parks. Almost half of their distributions are on private land.

Man standing in misty Tarcutta Hills Reserve

New research finds Queensland’s laws fail to protect private conservation areas from the hidden impacts of mining on groundwater.

Citizen scientists looking at leaves on a tree

UNSW scientists hope the Big Bushfire BioBlitz will build on the 17,500 observations submitted to the Environment Recovery Project.

Firefighter preparing to battle incoming fire

In this era of mega-fires, diverse strategies are urgently needed so we can safely live with fire.

Tasmanian devil stepping out of a hessian bag

They are the only known scavengers in the world to have picky diets.

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