Microscopic image of the common environmental mould
Aspergillus fumigatus – harmless to most people but can be deadly if you have a weakened immune system.
Dr David Ellis, University of Adelaide
On your marks, get ready, go! Australian researchers compete in a global event to try to stop fungal diseases.
The endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland is an ecological community that have shrunk to 6% of their original area.
Pete the Poet/Flickr
Tackling the extinction crisis is not just about protecting each species. It's also about preserving their home.
Feral cats kill millions of Australian animals a year.
Cats are wreaking havoc on Australia's ecosystems and non-lethal methods aren't enough.
Animar al optimismo frente a la realidad medioambiental puede ayudar a que las personas se impliquen para lograr un resultado positivo.
Photo: A. Sergeev
Cuando hablamos de activismo medioambiental, el optimismo es clave.
It’s true they do have an amazing ability to be able to sleep standing up. But they do also sleep lying down. If you’re a horse, you need to be able to do both.
Horses can stand on three legs and rest the other leg. They can change the leg they rest so that all of their legs get a chance to have a break.
The exploitation of the land and sea is the number one reason for biodiversity extinction, according to a new report.
The Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services has some sobering news.
Sebagai orang yang kita beri akses pada sistem komputer mobil kita, mekanik adalah pihak yang paling mungkin meretasnya.
Bahaya dari pembajakan mobil bukan dari para teroris seperti yang Anda lihat di film, tapi dari mekanik licik yang memaksa Anda mengeluarkan duit banyak untuk biaya perbaikan mobil Anda.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a facility to celebrate the anniversary of the 1961 first manned space mission. Space capabilities have changed a bit since then.
Alexey Nikolosky / AAP
India, China, the United States and Russia can now precisely target objects in space. But we currently lack appropriate rules and regulations to deal with space weapons.
Tennis player Venus Williams may have Sjögren’s syndrome but here she was, earlier this year, competing in the Miami Open.
Sjögren’s syndrome has no cure. Here's how it affects the body and what the future might bring for people with this challenging autoimmune disease.
An annual indexation freeze in funding introduced by the Liberal government in 2013 has cost the sector almost A$1 million.
Ethnic media outlets provide valuable resources for new migrants settling in Australia, but recent government funding decisions suggest they're not valued as they should be.
We have so much more to learn about Australia.
The story of Australia has been studied and explored many times by researchers. Look what they've revealed, so far.
Bill Shorten’s budget reply speech was aimed at middle and lower income earners.
The Labor Party has signalled that equality and fairness will form the centrepiece of its policy framework - but there will be challenges to that if it wins office in May.
Los informes del IPCC tienen un lenguaje conservador que infravalora el papel humano en el calentamiento global. Un grupo de trabajo en comunicación contribuiría a divulgar el mensaje con más efectividad.
This year’s premium increase is small in comparison to previous years – but it still outweighs wage inflation.
A raft of changes to private health insurance in Australia will come into effect on April 1. Here's what you need to know.
Many younger people are politically engaged. We saw this in the recent student-led protests on climate change policy.
People under 18 can leave school, get a job, drive a car and pay taxes. Should they be allowed to vote too?
Unconventional gas wells are being approved in their thousands across Australia.
AAP Image/Dean Lewins
Gas mining is expanding across Australia, and has been touted as part of the answer to cutting emissions. But there is evidence that this rollout will pose significant health and environmental risks.
Providing optimism in the face of environmental reality can help people stay aware and hopeful for a positive outcome.
Photo: A. Sergeev
When it comes to environmental activism, optimism is key.
India’s airstrikes caused some damage inside Pakistan.
It started on February, 14 when a suicide attack killed more than 40 people in the Indian controlled part of Kashmir. Now, Pakistan and India's conflict over the disputed region is heating up again.
Sheep are among the most common carriers of Q fever.
Q fever is a flu-like infection that spreads to people from animals. The bacteria that causes it can withstand harsh environmental conditions – in particular, drought.
Women tend to get thrown into teaching rather than research, and tend to have their research overlooked.
Fewer girls study economics today than 25 years ago, perhaps because they have become aware of the barriers to progress.