Mercury removal made easy

Mercury pollution is a global problem in water, air and soil near goldmines, cement and other heavy industries burning fossil fuels – with removal too expensive […]

Microplastics in the food chain

Plastic rubbish is everywhere and now broken-down microplastics have been found in variable concentrations in blue mussels and water within the intertidal zone at some of […]

Cool way to keep streets green

Reports of tree canopy coverage dwindling in Australia’s suburbs is increasing pressure on local governments and other authorities to improve the health of urban street trees. […]

New ways to improve wetlands

Ahead of World Water Day, new studies at Flinders University provide valuable insights into removing toxins from polluted waterways and improving infiltration at urban wetlands. One […]

Seaweed research project gets going

Flinders University researchers are supporting the production of a methane-busting seaweed supplement for livestock. Perth company SeaStock Pty Ltd has become Western Australia’s first licensee granted […]

How to mix the ‘un-mixable’

Imagine making some liquids mix that do not mix, then unmixing them. In one of the grand challenges of science, a Flinders University device which previously ‘unboiled’ […]

Putting food waste on the menu

Restaurants and cafes – with help from the public, government and suppliers – could do more to adopt sustainable food waste disposal practices and divert waste […]