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 ...

Jan 14, 2014 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

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 ...

Jan 10, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 0

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 ...

Sep 20, 2013 not rated yet 0

The case for climate models

In the absence of time-travelling climatologists, models are unrivalled tools for understanding future climate, even when news ones predict wider uncertainties, write Sophie Lewis and Sarah Perkins.

Jul 24, 2013 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

New Australasian Antarctic expedition

To celebrate the centenary of Sir Douglas Mawson's 1911-1914 expedition to Antarctica, two University of New South Wales scientists are leading a modern-day voyage to retrace the route taken by the great ...

Jun 04, 2013 not rated yet 0