New research shows, in a world first, a recreation of the evolution of flowering plants through time - a complete angiosperm 'time-tree'.
COVID-19 is changing the dynamics of people swimming at beaches around the world, potentially making it more unsafe.
Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.
The new national park declared by the NSW government is still in excellent condition because its water supply remains largely intact, a top ecologist says.
A giant marsupial that roamed prehistoric Australia 25 million years ago is so different from its wombat cousins that scientists have had to create a new family to accommodate it.
New research has shed light on the role sea ice plays in managing atmospheric carbon dioxide levels.
Many blennies – a remarkable family of fishes – evolved from an aquatic ’jack of all trades’ to a ‘master of one’ upon the invasion of land, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown.
A new UNSW study demands better transparency around the idiosyncratic water management rules governing water allocation in the Murray-Darling Basin.
The Felixer, an autonomous device that can target and cull feral cats in the wild, could be key in rebuilding Australia’s decimated native animal populations.
From finding packaging solutions in bananas to using citizen science to track bush regeneration, UNSW Sydney researchers are using nature – and each other – to help tackle global problems.