Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University is the only Australian university to offer the full spectrum of education options from senior secondary, through to Vocational Education and Training, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. As the largest tertiary institution in the Northern Territory, CDU offers a fresh approach to education, training, research and knowledge application.

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The Tasmanian tiger is among the best known of our extinct species, but researchers have now revealed the extent of the crisis. TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

Scientists re-counted Australia’s extinct species, and the result is devastating

New research has revealed 100 plant and animal species have become extinct in the past two centuries – a far higher number than previously thought.
The Anangu community of Mutitjulu stands in stark contrast to the sleek tourism infrastructure in the neighbouring town of Yulara. Lukas Coch/AAP

After the climb: how new tourism opportunities can empower the traditional owners of Uluru

There's a need to develop new tourism activities at Uluru, especially more educational and immersive experiences that would entail interacting respectfully with traditional owners.
If you have been drinking more water than your body needs, the body tells the kidney filters to get rid of the spare water. That’s when your urine will look paler. Shutterstock

Curious Kids: why is urine yellow?

One of the waste products that your kidneys put into your urine is a chemical called urobilin, and it is yellow.
Giant guitarfish tertangkap di Papua Barat dan tergantung pada kapal nelayan. Salah spesies dari kelompok pari mirip hiu ini masuk dalam daftar IUCN Red List yang diperbaharui 18 Juli 2019. Conservation International/Abdy Hasan

Daftar Merah IUCN sebutkan 28.000 spesies terancam punah. Ahli ungkap angka ini masih akan bertambah

Pembaruan Daftar Merah IUCN Red List berupaya untuk memetakan sejauh mana keanekaragaman hayati yang telah hilang secara global.
Teachers don’t care about a child’s academic skills as much as they do about their behaviour. from shutterstock.com

Here’s what teachers look for when kids start school

Most parents know how important it is to read to their child, but not as many know the importance of helping them learn emotional skills. And it's the emotional skills teachers find most important.
Given the time available, the black-throated finch could have been one of the best-studied birds in Australia. Eric Vanderduys/AAP Image

Adani’s finch plan is approved, just weeks after being sent back to the drawing board

The Queensland government has green-lit an updated version of Adani's plan to protect the black-throated finch at its Carmichael mine site, after the earlier plan was branded inadequate.
The Darling River near Louth NSW, April 2019, in the midst of a drought compounded by upstream irrigation policies. Jaana Dielenberg

As the dust of the election settles, Australia’s wildlife still needs a pathway for recovery

In the event, the federal election turned out to be more about the economy than the environment. But there are steps the Coalition government can take to help conservation and boost the economy too.

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