The not-so-plain Nullarbor
The Nullarbor Plain, one of Australia's driest spots, was once a forest packed with gums and banksias as little as 3.5 million years ago, research shows.
Whatever happened to the ozone hole?
Atmospheric scientists David Karoly and Robyn Schofield discuss the ozone hole over the Antarctic, and what effect timely action has had in reversing it.
The hole in the ozone
The re-patching of the ozone hole is an environmental success story that's worth remembering as we strive to contain climate change.
The science behind these big monsters
How tropical cyclones, hurricanes and typhoons form and why climate change is reducing their number but increasing their power
Cities for climate change
Most people want cleaner, healthier and quieter cities, particularly given the effects of climate change. So why is it so difficult to achieve?
What is tree bark?
Ever wondered why bark is brown, not green? It's all about the chemical compounds.
Three ways to save stressed-out coral
Manipulating mutant cells and bacteria, marine scientists are working on ways to make coral more resistant to the damaging effects of climate change.
The human fingerprint on a record hot year
Just in time for the climate change talks in Paris comes evidence that 2015 will be the hottest on record, and greenhouse gases released by humans are to blame
Learning to learn from bushfires
Finger pointing, blame and scapegoating after a devastating bushfire is not the answer. Looking forward and understanding the risks is the right way.
Big white clouds are light and fluffy right? Wrong!
If you think clouds are big, white and fluffy then you are wrong. And you'd be surprised at how much they weigh, says a University of Melbourne researcher.