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A mulgara outside a burrow

A small, carnivorous marsupial related to the Tasmanian Devil has been reintroduced to a NSW national park, more than a century after being declared extinct in the state.

Aerial view of Murray Darling Junction with flood waters flowing in near Lock 10. Location Wentworth

An independent group of leading Australian scientists, economists and business people including a UNSW academic have released their investigation into whether water reforms have resulted in the flows needed to improve river health. 

Aquaculture farms in the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaonin

The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.

A Highland wild dog with a golden coat

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

Dr. Adam Sookdeo loading the 16th century samples

An international team of scientists have recalculated the curves used for radiocarbon dating – a key method for archaeology and environmental science – for the first time in seven years.

woman ageing face

As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.

Eye-cow is watching you

Painting eyes on the backsides of cattle in Botswana appears to prevent attacks from lions in landscapes where they coexist.

A dingo in the wild

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used, a collaborative study led by UNSW Sydney shows. 

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