Bushfire bees on the brink

The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly  five times after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, according to […]

Restoring dryland areas vital for 2bn people

Restoration of degraded drylands is urgently needed to help mitigate climate change, reverse desertification and secure livelihoods for the two billion people who live there, experts […]

Platypuses fight back after bushfires

A team of researchers have surveyed the introduced population of platypuses on Kangaroo Island, revealing that the species may be on the road to recovery following […]

Bushfire recovery from the air

Two days before Christmas 2019, a fire reached a heritage-protected bush property in the Adelaide Hills, destroying a neighbour’s house. For the next two weeks residents […]

3D aerial maps to help fire ground recovery

Adelaide-based Airborne Research Australia is creating free 3D high resolution maps of devastation caused by fires in the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island to help communities […]

Vital conservation projects kick off

Australia’s environment is battling hotter, dryer and more extreme conditions – including bushfires – and scientists are being called in to help restore degraded landscapes and […]

Trauma survivors can seek help in PTSD trial

Flinders University psychology is running an online stepped-care therapy trial to help people who have experienced violence or other traumatic events. The ongoing trial, which coincides […]