Ancient sea-levels give new clues on ice ages
International researchers, led by ANU, have developed a new way to determine sea-level changes and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3 million years.
The very big picture on climate change
Two ANU experts have made a significant contribution to the IPCC’s latest climate change report.
Easter egg hunting with a twist
The ANU organic garden’s next sustainable art project is Easter egg decorating and hunting – they even have their own chicken coop.
Still standing after 100 years
Members of the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society and Friends of the Arboretum have gathered to sing happy birthday to two of the oldest trees on campus.
Possum magic survives Black Saturday
After the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires in the Central Highlands of Victoria, only one species of possum endured in the blackened areas: the mountain brushtail.
Detailing diversity of life in Booderee National Park
A new book detailing the rich diversity of life in one of Australia’s greatest and most popular national parks, the Booderee National Park, has been written in a unique collaboration between ANU researchers, Parks Australia managers and the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community.
New scholarships and grants for landscape conservation
Australian natural resource scientist, Dr Rob Lesslie, along with his family, have set up a generous new endowment to help promote sustainable management of Australia’s natural landscape.
Shedding new light on the origins of life
Hydrogen peroxide, more commonly associated with bleached hair, may have been the key to early life on Earth.
China looks to ANU for bushfire help
Officials from China’s State Forestry Administration have visited ANU to gain expert insights into the prevention and science of bushfires.
Fenner building goes green
The Frank Fenner Building has received 6 Star Green Star certification for both design and construction and is officially the ‘greenest’ building in Canberra.