An open letter, signed by more than 600 academics, is calling on state and federal education ministers to ensure universities change their hierarchical corporate structure.
More than 70 of Australia's Laureate professors have signed a letter to the minister for education, Dan Tehan, outlining the flaws in the proposed university reforms.
Deforestation in the Amazon has accelerated since Brazilian president Bolsonaro scrapped environmental laws.
Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders have asked the EU to demand tougher imports standards to protect Brazil's rainforests, wetlands and savannahs.
Australia has been a world leader in solar panel development.
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An open letter from 190 solar energy researchers in defence of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, which has funded world-leading research.
Atmospheric, marine, environmental, biological and medical scientists join in calling for more focus on the damage being wrought by climate change.