University of New South Wales

Bald reef gets seaweed transplant

(Phys.org) —Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s when there were high levels ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Environment
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Dingoes vital for ecosystem health

Urgent action is needed to protect large carnivores, such as the Australian dingo, from the "unforseen" environmental consequences that will accompany further declines in their numbers, an international team ...

dateJan 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Cause of El Nino abnormality found

(Phys.org) —Unusual El Niños, like those that led to the extraordinary super El Niño years of 1982 and 1997, will occur twice as often under even modest global warming scenarios.

dateNov 18, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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The business brain

Research in the field of neurofinance is showing that how our brains are wired may predetermine our financial success.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Hydraulic chamber tests fish survival

Australia's native fish could stand a better chance of survival when passing through hydropower turbines in major waterways thanks to an innovative mechanical chamber developed at UNSW, which is nominated ...

dateSep 20, 2013 in Ecology
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