Large parts of the Great Barrier Reef will have died off by the mid-2030s according to research examining the role of climate change in this year’s extreme coral bleaching event. This research confirmed studies that have predicted the decline of coral reefs across the planet by mid-century.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some corals surviving bleaching events can acquire and host new types of algae from their environment, which may make the coral more heat-tolerant and enhance their recovery.
A lacklustre video apology from Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Amber Heard was a positive outcome from the Pistol and Boo saga, that highlighted the need for Australia's strict biosecurity laws, expert Andrew Robinson told SBS News on Tuesday, April 19.
University of Melbourne scientists have shone a new light into the complexities of ant communication, with the discovery that ants not only pick up information through their antennae, but also use them to convey social signals.
Australia has a 'tremendous opportunity' to boost its renewable energy market post the Paris agreement in December, climate scientist Malte Meinshausen told ABC24's Afternoons program on Wednesday, 15 March.
The University of Melbourne’s internationally recognized Bio21 Molecular Science and Biotechnology Institute is to be substantially expanded and will house CSL’s Global Research and Translational Medicine Hub.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.