Environment

Exploring the Milky Way. Photo by James Gilbert
23
Jul

ANU wins funding for Future Fellowships

The ANU has won funding for 16 major research projects under the Australian Research Council’s Future Fellowships program.

A little forest bat shelters under some bark
19
Jun

Bush Capital could lose its old trees

The loss will be devastating for Canberra’s biodiversity.

Photo courtesy of Mads Bødker on flickr.
18
Jun

How the Great Barrier Reef survived colder temperatures

The Great Barrier Reef grew during the last ice age, even though the water temperatures were four to five degrees colder than today, a team of international scientists has found.

Photo courtesy of Marc Nozell on flickr.
13
Jun

Fostering closer energy ties with the US

An ANU collaboration with the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been raised during talks between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the White House.

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12
Jun

Unlocking the genetic code of the eucalypt

A team of international researchers has unlocked the genetic code of the eucalypt, giving new tools for preserving koala habitat.

Professor Des Ball, among those honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Photo by Bob Cooper, ANU.
09
Jun
Image courtesy Marco Abis on flickr
05
Jun

New book charts human-orangutan encounters

Professor Robert Cribb has written the first comprehensive history of the orangutan-human encounter and the thin line that separates the two beings.

Photo courtesy of undergroundb on flickr.
29
May

Putting a value on environmental change

Scientists and economists have put a value on changes to the global environment, highlighting the need for policymakers to take a closer look at environmental change.

Photo courtesy of Martin Westgate.
29
May
The late Dr Linda Moore sampling microbialites. Photo by  Bob Burne.
20
May

Martian mineral could be linked to microbes

Scientists have discovered that the earliest living organisms on Earth were capable of making a mineral that may be found on Mars.

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