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Intensive farming is eating up the Australian continent – but there's another way

It's painfully clear nature is buckling under the weight of farming's demands. There's another way – but it involves accepting nature's limits.

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A burrowing frog.

News | 19 Jun 2020

Study shows how Australia’s burrowing frogs handle the heat

The unique genetic make-up of a group of Australian frogs could be the key to their survival, allowing them to better withstand our harsh climate.

Analysis and opinion | 9 Jun 2020

Love the parasite you're with - the entertaining life of unwelcome guests from flea circuses to Aliens

In fiction and popular culture, parasitic characters appear as a metaphor for the threat and spread of disease.

A longhorn beetle (Rhytiphora).

Research story, Student profile | 29 May 2020

Beetle mania! PhD student Lauren is reshaping the family tree of longhorn beetles

Why judging a book by its cover has led to a tangled family tree for the longhorn beetle.

Prof Nerilie Abram holds up a coral core in the lab.

News | 1 May 2020

ANU and ABC partner to promote science for the public good

Scientists across Australia will get the chance to show the nation how their work is for the public good, under a new partnership between ANU and the ABC.

Honeyeater

News | 31 Mar 2020

Honeyeaters send lightning-fast warning signals

New Holland honeyeaters are experts at sounding the alarm when there’s danger.

News | 27 Mar 2020

COVID-19 update to students on changes to ANU campus

To relieve financial pressures and stress to students caused by COVID-19, Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt has announced additional support measures.

ANU Campus.

News | 25 Mar 2020

ANU campuses move to remote work and study

Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt today announced The Australian National University (ANU) will move to remote work and study from tomorrow.

Student with laptop

News | 19 Mar 2020

ANU to pause coursework teaching for one week

ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt announced ANU will pause coursework teaching for one week from Monday 23 March.

Spotted Pardalote by Patrick Kavanagh

News | 16 Mar 2020

Birds are the “canaries in the climate-change coal mine”

A bird study led by ANU provides new understanding of the ways birds and mammals respond to a rapidly warming world.

Research story | 6 Mar 2020

Why aren’t women in science applying for grants?

If you look at the list of ANU College of Science research projects receiving funding in the 2020 round of ARC Discovery Grants, something stands out.

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