Animals assumed to be dingo-dog hybrids based on their coat colour and culled may have been pure dingoes, a study involving UNSW finds.
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.
UNSW Sydney researchers have started a platypus monitoring study after they returned three of the iconic creatures to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, near Canberra.
UNSW scientists expect more platypus rescues in future as climate change takes a stranglehold on their natural habitat.
UNSW Sydney's Centre for Ecosystem Science, as part of the Gayini consortium, this month applauded the return of almost 88,000 hectares of internationally significant Murrumbidgee floodplain to its Traditional Custodians.
Citizen scientists are being encouraged to photograph bushfire-affected areas to help UNSW Sydney researchers track the recovery of flora and fauna after the fires.
New UNSW research calls for national action to minimise the risk of the platypus vanishing due to habitat destruction, dams and weirs.