Do you want to help save the bees?
Native bee populations are struggling because of loss of habitat and food, often caused by urban and suburban development. The good news is that a single tree or shrub can produce thousands of flowers with high-quality pollen and nectar, providing bees with the protein and carbohydrates they need to thrive.
Are these plants on the brink of extenction?
Research has emerged revealing that urbanisation could be the reason why a number of Australian plants are on the brink of extinction. We take a look at what we can we do about it.
Discover how we can correct past mistakes for a brighter urban future
More than half of the world’s population live in cities. The design of those cities is of vital importance for not only the people who live there but also for the future of the planet.
Home of the Bengal tiger in danger due to climate change
The Sundarbans, home to the Bengal tiger, is in danger due to climate change.
Orchards surrounded by natural habitats attract diverse bee species
Apple orchards surrounded by agricultural lands attract a less diverse collection of bee species than orchards surrounded by natural habitats.
Changes in agriculture can reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Mitigation efforts and changes in agricultural practices can reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the sector.
In the Bay of Bengal sits an island where the effects of climate change are in motion. We meet its people
In the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, sits an island where the effects of climate change are in motion — now....
Converting plastic bottle waste into useful applications
Plastic bottle waste can be converted into PET aerogels which can be used for various applications.
Here’s what you can do to save the only planet we have
The urgency of global warming requires a response from us. Here’s what we can all do to save the only...
Restoration project shows coral reefs can be rehabilitated
Coral reefs can be rehabilitated over large scales using a cost-effective technique.
The secret healing powers of silk you won't believe
Silk has long been admired and coveted for its sensual luxury but, now, research shows it can help with everything...
Decontaminating oil sludge with green mango peel
Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel can decontaminate oil sludge, which is a major soil contaminant.
The state of environmentally friendly farming globally
Nearly one-third of the world's farms have adopted more environmentally friendly farming practices while continuing to be productive.
Tropical ecosystems face imminent collapse
Global biodiversity set to collapse unless concerted action is taken to reverse damage to the tropical ecosystem.
New tool to calculate nitrogen footprint
Australian researchers develop a tool to calculate the nitrogen footprint of an organisation.