Tapping into the public's passion for the ocean environment could be the key to reducing the threats posed to it by plastic pollution, a new report suggests.
Scientists at ANU have produced the best estimate of Earth's elemental composition which will help them understand how the Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago.
Extreme floods and droughts receive a lot of attention. But what happens when precipitation—or lack thereof—occurs in a more measured way?
Scientists have found the first direct evidence of a so-called 'hot zone' feeding a supervolcano in southern Italy that experts say is nearing eruption conditions.
Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published on Monday.
The sun shone red and the sky darkened to a foreboding orange and brown across parts of Britain on Monday, as a storm swept air and dust in from southern Europe.
Fungicides and antidepressants in rivers alter the swimming and feeding behaviour of aquatic animals
Surprisingly low concentrations of toxic chemical products in rivers including fungicides to antidepressants can change the swimming and feeding behaviours of some animals, according to a new research study led by experts ...
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's finest natural wonders. It's also extraordinarily cheap to visit – perhaps too cheap.
Microbes are dispersed widely over the oceans with islands acting as stepping-stones to help transport of land-based organisms.
Research finds a dramatic increase in feral predators as fires make some native Australian animals even more vulnerable
Warily, the fox creeps up to sniff at a cluster of three metal tea strainers suspended from a pole in her territory. They smell of nuts, golden syrup and rolled oats. They are also at exactly the right distance for an infra-red ...