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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.

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

A Tasmanian devil looking up, showcasing its long whiskers

I know what you did last summer: chemical clues in the marsupial’s whiskers can reveal what they ate months – and even seasons – ago.

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The pioneering researchers have been honoured for excellence in biological sciences, physical sciences and innovation. 

Screaming Tree Frog, Robust Bleating Tree Frog and Slender Tree Frog

Frog calls and DNA reveal the loudest Australian frog is not one but three different species.

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