School of BEES

ancient fossils

The site offers details of a verdant landscape 15 million years ago, including fossils of trapdoor spiders, giant cicadas and wasps. 

bettong

What if we could help threatened marsupials evolve to survive foxes and feral cats?

aerial view of coastline

Australia’s coastline spans more than 33,000km – and there are myriad marvellous marine animals we share this space with.

Scenery from around the Thredbo River in Kosciouszko National Park

As the weather warms up, UNSW researchers name some of their favourite bushwalks and the ways citizen scientists can help them by collecting data along the way.

The edge of Burdekin Falls Dam

The UNSW scientists observed fewer waterbirds but greater flooding than last year, which they hope will help to offset long-term declines.

Two gloved hands holding a clay tablet marked 'Si.427'

We might’ve been under lockdown this year, but science sure wasn’t.

la nina

After one La Niña, the Pacific sometimes retains cool water which enables a second La Niña to form.

Sydney Funnel-web spider

A UNSW spider researcher is hoping to learn a lot more about the world’s most venomous spider. 

Dark gray-blue storm clouds. La nina and superstorm concept.

UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

David Keith 2

Professor David Keith has been recognised for demonstrating environmental leadership in ecosystem management.

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