Grim outlook for fish species

Climatic stability over millions of years has allowed ancient and isolated freshwater fishes to flourish in areas such as the 356,000 square kilometres from Shark Bay […]

Time to reset groundwater agenda

Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day (5 June 2024) – with rising world populations and climate change […]

Best way to breed frogs in captivity

Frogs belong to a group of animals called amphibians – the most endangered group of species on the planet. Two out of every five amphibian species […]

Coastal dunes on the march

Coastal transgressive dunefields are on the march in South Australia – retreating inland from an angry ocean at an alarming rate. Yet while this occurs in […]

More extreme weather on the horizon

As temperature records tumble, and the threat of bushfires and dry conditions looms large, an international study by Flinders University and Argentinian researchers renews the urgency of calls […]

Flinders joins global hydrogen push

Physics and groundwater experts from Flinders University will play key roles in the new ​multinational Global Hydrogen Production Technologies (HyPT) Centre. The centre will focus on […]

Ancient pathogens risk eroding ecosystems

Climate change could hasten the release of ‘time-travelling’ pathogens from melting permafrost and ice that have been trapped for millennia. Their emergence increases threats to the […]