Could ‘mining magnate thinking' help conserve koalas?
Koalas in south-east Queensland are in trouble. They are threatened by vehicles, dog attacks and disease. And these threats are growing as koala habitat is cleared to make way for housing and industrial estates. How much more information do we need about these koalas before we can take action? Learn more
Mapping the living story of an ancient land
Lake Gregory is a semi-permanent waterbody in the desert of north-western Australia. The lake is known by the local Walmajarri people as ‘Paruku'. Not only is it of national significance as a waterbird refuge, but it has also offered up evidence of past climates and human habitation. Learn more
Some snakes are lovers, others are fighters
When it comes to the choice between making love or war, size really does matter – if you are a snake, that is. Renowned Sydney University biologist, Professor Rick Shine, heralds our entrance into the Chinese Year of the Snake by sharing some unusual insights into the sometimes combative, sometimes sensual world of these much-maligned reptiles. Learn more