Australia shifts and tilts back and forth by several millimeters each year because of changes to the Earth's center of mass, according to a new study. The findings could help scientists better track the precise location of ...
Saltwater crocodile numbers have exploded in northern Australia since being declared a protected species, and a spate of recent attacks has reignited debate about controlling them.
A weedy plant found on the roadside in northern Australia has stems ripe for biofuel production.
An international team of palaeontologists have identified an entirely new family of extinct marsupial mammals from northern Australia.
The push for development in northern Australia is gathering momentum, with the government recently releasing a draft of its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help finance large projects.
It is difficult to imagine a positive outcome from the spread of the highly destructive cane toad into the Kimberley (Rhinella marinus) but research shows with the toad's spread some animal numbers may be increasing, including ...
A University of Queensland graduate has identified a previously unknown species of insect living within reach of Australian suburbia.
As you may have spotted, the title of this article is a cheeky reference to the famous saying that Australia rides on the back of a particular woolly ruminant. The reference dates back to 1894, when the wool industry was ...
Analysis of 20 years of satellite data has revealed the total amount of vegetation globally has increased by almost 4 billion tonnes of carbon since 2003. This is despite ongoing large-scale deforestation in the tropics.
Research into a type of Fat-tailed gecko (Diplodactylus conspicillatus) in northern Australia has revealed it is not one species but seven.