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New research in Arnhem Land reveals why institutional fire management is inferior to cultural burning

AAP Image/Dean Lewins One of the conclusions of this week’s shocking State of the Environment report is that climate change is lengthening Australia’s bushfire seasons and raising...

World first experiment using drones for wildlife health checks

A University of South Australia PhD student can now add 'world first' to her CV after collaborating with global cinematographer Douglas Thron to accurately...

Exhibition: Above the Canopy celebrates the Australian environment- Now open at Town Hall Gallery

OPEN NOW Saturday 9 July - Saturday 24 September 2022 Town Hall Gallery presents the new exhibition Above the Canopy, celebrating the rich and diverse beauty of the Australian...

Research reveals fire is pushing 88% of Australia’s threatened land mammals closer to extinction

Image: David Mariuz/AAP About 100 of Australia’s unique land mammals face extinction. Of the many threats contributing to the crisis, certain fire regimes are among the most pervasive. In a new paper, we...

World-first research confirms Australia’s forests became catastrophic fire risk after British invasion

Image: Andrew Brownbill/AAP Australia’s forests now carry far more flammable fuel than before British invasion, our research shows, revealing the catastrophic risk created by non-Indigenous...

Fire management in Australia has reached a crossroads and ‘business as usual’ won’t cut it

Image: Darren England/AAP The current wet conditions delivered by La Niña may have caused widespread flooding, but they’ve also provided a reprieve from the threat of bushfires...