News: Environmental Science
Known in the scientific world as scat or faeces, poo can give a lot of very important information about an animal. This explains why Dr Tahlia Perry called on people nationwide to send her some.
Schools across South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia will document their local insect biodiversity and discover new insects in their area.
New research led by the University of Adelaide has found the first tangible evidence that the ancestors of some of Australia’s most venomous snakes arrived by sea rather than by land.
It’s one of the world’s fastest growing food industries and, with the introduction of some new strategies investigated by researchers at the University of Adelaide and The Nature Conservancy, marine aquaculture could soon be one of its greenest.
The largest ever number of echidna sightings across Australia will aid in the conservation of this iconic mammal.
New Australian Research Council funding paves the way for further discoveries.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that the way fish interact in groups is being upset by ocean acidification and global warming.
University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to detect and measure very low concentrations of agricultural lime in soils, which is generally a time consuming and difficult exercise.
Tiny insects that live on Eucalyptus leaves have been forced to travel vast distances or change what they eat to survive, after bushfires destroyed their habitat.
EchidnaCSI has received the Citizen Science Award for Outstanding Science at the inaugural awards for Citizen Science Projects in South Australia.