School of BEES

A child and adult face each other in silhouette at sunset

There’s no need to sugar-coat the truth or scaremonger when talking to kids about climate change.

planet earth with a facemask being held by a human hands with surgical gloves

A new multi-university report spells out Australia's unique vulnerabilities to climate change and proposes solutions.

kelp forest

Marine heatwaves have led to major economic losses around the world, a new study shows – and researchers say we need global action to ease the impacts of extreme warming events on ocean life.

Small pelican breeding colony on Lake Wyara

For nearly four decades, UNSW scientists, with researchers from the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and other state agencies, have been surveying Australia’s waterbirds once a year.

Plastic rubbish on the beach

Ten years of citizen science data has informed a UNSW study which found plastic dominates the rubbish found on Australian beaches.

Yellowtail scad or baitfish

How artificial reefs are helping the East Australian Current deliver a conveyor belt of food to a ‘wall of mouths’ or baitfish, with benefits for recreational fishers.

Andy Baker at the UNSW Connected Waters Initiative in Wellington NSW.

Andy Baker, who researches the water underground, has been recognised by the highly esteemed earth sciences organisation.

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A technique developed by UNSW Sydney marine biologists promises to efficiently identify which of Australia’s soft coral species are most vulnerable to global warming.

mariana mayer pinto smiles at camera

Marine scientist Mariana Mayer Pinto is part of the Australian team nominated as a finalist for a new prize established by the UK’s Royal Foundation.

Crew on a ship prepare to drop an Argo float into the sea

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.

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