Managing bushfires for safety and biodiversity
Forest fires destroy but also create habitats, forcing forest managers into a tricky balancing act. Fire researchers are now developing models to help them.
Save our soils: Why dirt matters
Soil health is vital for human nutrition and the environment, but we manage it poorly; around two thirds of Australian agricultural land has unhealthy soil.
A stone, skip and a hop away from saving a bay
Scientists are using healthy reefs in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, to help repair damaged ones via a mechanism known as population connectivity.
Exposing the creatures of the deep
For the first time, a light has been shone on the diversity of creatures that exists in the world’s dark, deep seas.
Meet Australia’s newest freshwater fish
Take a look at 20 of Australia's newest freshwater fish, discovered in the remote Kimberley region by University of Melbourne researchers.
Discovered: A treasure trove of new fish
Researchers have discovered 20 new species of freshwater fish in Australia's remote Kimberley region - and had to fend off an angry crocodile in the process