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Mungalla wetlands
Fri, 3 Jul 2020

James Cook University and CSIRO scientists have found that removing artificial barriers between wetlands and the coast can have a big impact on the environment – but the process is not straightforward.

Thu, 2 Jul 2020
The first underwater Aboriginal archaeological sites have been discovered off northwest Australia, dating to thousands of years ago when the current seabed was dry l...

Wed, 1 Jul 2020
James Cook University researchers are warning microorganisms previously thought to be benign are becoming more dangerous worldwide – and especially in the trop...

Tue, 30 Jun 2020
A new study illustrates the potential impact of recurrent heatwaves on coral species collected by the Australian aquarium coral industry....

Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Six years after the release of the landmark State of the Tropics Report, the Tropics are more important than ever, especially in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Climate change 'threat to Shark Bay'
World Heritage-listed Shark Bay is highly vulnerable to climate change, a new assessment process...
19 Jun 2020
Orange plume prompts calls for research into environmental, health impacts of mining blasts
Mining blast plumes are a common sight around Moranbah in central Queensland, but when...
19 Jun 2020
Study casts doubt on school iPad benefits
New research has found using iPads and other technology in schools may not support...
19 Jun 2020
8 Wild Examples of Evolution Copying Itself
Left: Artist's impression of extinct ichthyosaurs. Right: A modern dolphin....
19 Jun 2020
'Northern Reconstruction'historic example of how local government led disaster recovery
Australia's local governments breathed new life into embattled regional communities after the second world...
19 Jun 2020

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