Scientists have identified the protein that was the missing evolutionary link between two ancient algae species – red algae and cryptophytes.
Healthy coral proven to reduce the impact of tsunami waves in Great Barrier Reef region.
Expected effects of climate change on hailstorms vary markedly by region, says a new international review involving UNSW.
Warming waters are leading to the ‘tropicalisation’ of temperate reefs: gone are the kelp forests, and local fish populations are responding unexpectedly.
It’s time to take dingoes out of the doghouse.
A UNSW analysis has found waters off Sydney, southern NSW and eastern Tasmania are demonstrating an accelerated warming trend.
UNSW engineers are leveraging the popularity of Insta-famous sites to study severe weather events and improve coastal planning practices.
In any given year, there's a 1% chance of a 'once in a century' flood. But that doesn't mean they can't happen more than once in quick succession.
A three-year study has confirmed that significant alterations to flow regimes by dams can have a big impact on downstream platypus populations.
Eco-engineering development from UNSW Sydney could revive saltmarsh and mangrove wetland areas valued at around $US230b globally.