Modifying microbes to eat plastic; climate solutions; rewilding to save species; and what policies add up?

National Science Week
  • Do environmental policies add up? Ask Hugh Possingham, a professor of both maths and zoology.
  • Bandicoots, platypuses, and more: can we save our endangered species through rewilding?
  • Leafy green cities, coastal wetlands, microalgae: the climate solutions you wish you knew about.
  • Citizen scientists wanted to investigate microplastics.
  • Meet the super microbes who could save us from plastic.
  • Archaeology in space and on Earth in a changing climate.
  • How the Southern Ocean is keeping the planet from overheating.
  • Tree scientist encourages gardeners to grow the urban forest.

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