Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.
After the bushfires, we went looking for endangered corroboree frogs. Normally, they respond to our calls. But at some sites, the ponds were silent.
From 2021, Australians will no longer be able to buy nicotine-containing e-fluids, without both a prescription and someone licensed to import it for them, raising fears many will go back to smoking.
Bob Santamaria knew four Australian prime ministers. Is he the most significant figure in Australian politics never to have held office?
June 10, 2020
Dr Caroline Spry, La Trobe University; Brian J Armstrong, University of Johannesburg; Elspeth Hayes, University of Wollongong; John Allan Webb, La Trobe University; Kathryn Allen, The University of Melbourne; Lisa Paton, University of New England; Quan Hua, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, and Richard Law Kelsham Fullagar, University of Wollongong
An Aboriginal tree on Wiradjuri Country is much younger than anybody thought.
Untuk menarik perhatian pada konflik baru di Papua Barat, peneliti Australia menengok puluhan tahun ke belakang untuk mendokumentasikan insiden kekerasan dalam proyek pemetaan baru.
Oma in Coronavirus & Me.
Social distancing forced most film and television production into shutdown. But a new batch of screen content shows the virtues of bricolage culture - tinkering with what’s available.
NSW Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance announces a move to the next stage of planning for the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link project in November 2019.
Once again, the state looks intent on pressing ahead with a huge road project without releasing a business case. Among the many concerns is the failure to look at lower-emission alternatives.
Life and death in tropical Australia, 40,000 years ago. Giant reptiles ruled northern Australia during the Pleistocene with mega-marsupials as their prey.
Image Credit: R. Bargiel, V. Konstantinov, A. Atuchin & S. Hocknull (2020). Queensland Museum.
These megafauna were the largest land animals to live in Australia since the time of the dinosaurs.
To bring attention to the renewed conflict in West Papua, Australian researchers are going back decades to document incidents of violence in a new mapping project.
Children on the autism spectrum find it difficult to learn independently and manage their time. Parents can use these 5 strategies to help their child learn from home during the COVID-19 shutdown.
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Researchers built cheap air quality monitors using parts found at hardware and electronics scores. The results have big implications for anyone who travels outside near busy roads.
For many children, the pandemic means staying at home, not seeing friends or going to the playground. It’s difficult to regulate emotions with so much going on. But there are ways parents can help.
Anxiety and loneliness affect many people at the best of times. The pandemic-induced isolation and stress won’t be helping, but cities can do many things to improve the ‘emotional climate’.
The federal government wants Australians to sign up to the TraceTogether app, which logs your social interactions via bluetooth. But how much privacy will we sacrifice to combat COVID-19?
Before you stock the pantry with chocolate this Easter, think twice about whether it’s ethically produced.
Rear Window (1954)
Budding filmmakers needn’t let isolation stand in the way of their cinematic dreams. Here are five and a half ways you can make movie magic at home.
Dana M Bergstrom/Australian Antarctic Division
The heatwave highlights the connectedness of our climate systems: from the monsoon tropics to the southernmost continent.
With shelves empty, wartime pages of the Australian Women’s Weekly show us how Australians have dealt with food shortages in the past: with creativity, ingenuity and good humour.
Government schools remain open but many parents are already voluntarily keeping their children home in an effort to ‘flatten the curve’.