Turtle scavenging critical to freshwater ecosystem health

Freshwater turtles may have a role in regulating water quality in river systems by scavenging fish carcasses, suggests a study of Emydura macquarii, a vulnerable freshwater turtle species found in Australia. The findings ...

Australia doubles down on fossil fuels, firing up critics

The Australian government's plan for a "gas-fired recovery" of its coronavirus-hit economy ignited fears Wednesday that it would lock in fossil fuel dependence for another generation in a country already ravaged by climate ...

Hayabusa2 re-entry capsule approved to land in Australia

On August 10, 2020, JAXA was informed that the Authorization of Return of Overseas-Launched Space Object (AROLSO) for the re-entry capsule from Hayabusa2 was issued by the Australian Government. The date of the issuance is ...

Trust in data privacy increases during pandemic

COVID-19 has seen Australians become more trusting of organizations and governments when it comes to their personal data and privacy, according to new research.

Diagnosing single trees from above

Models based on images from unmanned aerial vehicles and satellites can help farmers to monitor the health of individual trees.

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