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The discovery that an Australian tobacco plant studied internationally as part of plant breeding programs is actually the genetic "weirdo" of its family holds huge potential for food security, experts say.
Conservation and community groups are striving to save peat ecosystems of national ecological and evolutionary significance in Walpole from destruction by feral pigs.
Scientists have adapted a process normally used to make bioplastic, to remove carbon from wastewater, slashing the amount of energy needed for the treatment process.
Land managers need to consider a more comprehensive approach to control feral cats (Felis catus), dingoes (Canis lupus dingo) and rabbit populations in order to save WA's small mammal populations, according to a local wildlife ...
A study of grazing systems on a Bremer Bay farm suggests cropping into perennial pasture could increase livestock production without depleting soil carbon levels.
It would come as no surprise to hear that people who live in a certain area and consume a certain diet—perhaps residents of Perth's more affluent suburbs—may present themselves in a certain way to show off to everyone ...
Before you shirk canteen duty (again), consider your kids.
The WA nature conservation community is abuzz with excitement with the rediscovery of black-flanked rock-wallabies (Petrogale lateralis lateralis) in Kalbarri National Park after two decades of presumed local extinction.
As tiny as a pinhead, red-legged earth mites (Halotydeus destructor) might be small, but they are costing Australian farmers up to $200 million in lost production every year.
Concrete made using an industrial by-product has shown better fire endurance than traditional concrete when exposed to fires of nearly 1000 degrees Celsius.