Urgent action is needed to protect large carnivores, such as the Australian dingo, from the “unforeseen” environmental consequences that will accompany further declines in their numbers, an international team of ecologists has warned.
UNSW Professor Chris Turney and his team answer some commonly asked questions about the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, whose research vessel became trapped in ice in December.
It is not an inability to understand science that undermines its power: it is the ability to deny it whenever it involves inconvenient truths, writes Merlin Crossley.
Professor Chris Turney, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, says his critics are wrong: the team was prepared, the risks were known, and much was achieved.
On average, more people die each year in rip currents in Australia than from bush fires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined. Rob Brander explains how beachgoers can keep safe this summer.
Global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced, according to new UNSW research published in Nature.
A good strategy for choosing what to study at university is to take courses you enjoy and that keep your options open, writes Merlin Crossley.
The temperature can get below minus 93 degrees on an Antarctic ridge near Dome A, where UNSW scientists operate an astronomical observatory, writes Michael Ashley.
There is no better time to be an entrepreneur in Australia. UNSW is doing its part, producing more millionaire graduates and successful technology start-ups than any other Australian university.
We live in an unprecedented time in human history where the limits to population growth and economic development are in clear sight, write Bruce Henry and Isaac Donnelly.