School of BEES

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.

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.

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