Latest ecology and evolution News

In Life Cycle Diagrams, Small Changes Make a Big Difference
Corals Can Bounce Back After Heatwaves
New data confirms swift parrot population fears
Australia must lead the world on nature restoration through ambitious interpretation of international law
Murderous mice attack and kill nesting albatrosses on Midway Atoll − scientists struggle to stop this gruesome new behavior
When placed outdoors, female lab mice behave very differently
Acoustic juice for soil recovery
Close look at Australia’s soil profiles
University community recognised in 2024 Australia Day Honours
New study maps potential threats for iconic marine wildlife
Shiyu discovery reveals Eastern Asia’s early human migrations
Most Adirondack lakes will likely become unsuitable for trout
Cutting-edge Biodiversity Models Will Help Assess Nature’s Vital Contributions to People
We rely heavily on groundwater – but pumping too much threatens thousands of underground species
Dishing dirt on human evolution
Sea fireflies synchronize their sparkle to seek soulmates
Night study of native plant survival
Temperature variability reduces nesting success
World-leading oceanographer recognised as Scientist of the Year
Two questions, hundreds of scientists, no easy answers: how small differences in data analysis make huge differences in results
Sharks’ cancer secret also puts them at risk: study
Why some worms regenerate and others do not
Western Sydney University research reveals diet of endangered northern hairy-nosed wombat
Ocean acidification research is robust despite ebbs and flows
Ponds release more greenhouse gas than they store
Nobel Prize winner to talk about science education research
Environmental DNA breakthrough detects genetic diversity of invasive fish
Early career researchers awarded $2.15M federal funding
How Australian wattles took over the world and brought their fire risk with them: new book
Global Hubs collaborations bring synergy and discovery
Thick ones, pointy ones – how albatross beaks evolved to match their prey
Floating an energy idea: Scientists study solar panel-topped ponds
Global analysis shows how pesticides leach into the environment
Fostering timber careers for the future
The world’s first flowers were pollinated by insects
Pond emission measurements improve climate predictions
Humans have lost half primate ancestors’ gut bacteria
‘WA’s Christmas tree’: what mungee, the world’s largest mistletoe, can teach us about treading lightly
Sharks leave their marks
Research Reveals Longstanding Cultural Continuity at Oldest Occupied Site in West Africa
Indigenous people’s knowledge, science research and an Academy grant help unlock the mystery of ‘fairy circles’
Climate change creates ‘win-win’ between bald eagles and farmers
New way to check if turtles are ‘fat and happy’
Single gene causes stinging cell to lose its sting
Rare drought coincided with Hittite Empire collapse
‘BirdFlow’ model could reveal mysteries of bird migration
Island tiger snakes’ skulls adapt to eat large sea bird chicks
Ecosystems in Victoria and Tasmania feeling heat