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Weather and climate modelling powers up at ANU

Future weather and climate predictions have been given a major boost with the launch of a new national research facility worth $7.6 million.

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Monday, 11 Apr 2022
  • Student profile

Tanya Javaid is an international student from Pakistan studying a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Honours) at ANU. We asked Tanya to tell us about her recent experience of completing an internship at CSIRO as part of her degree.

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Monday, 11 Apr 2022
  • Analysis and opinion

Within half a century, Australia’s blue-grey mouse had seemingly disappeared, leaving behind only three scientific specimens. But is the mouse extinct, or just extremely hard to find?

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Thursday, 07 Apr 2022
  • Media release

An ANU-backed start up that is turning the tide on the wave of plastic pollution flooding our planet has taken out a top prize in one of Australia’s major sustainability awards.

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Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022
  • Media release

The world has every chance to cut emissions deeply and Australia is critical to the global effort, say leading authors from The Australian National University (ANU) of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment report on climate change mitigation.

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Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022
  • Analysis and opinion

The world has its best chance yet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions quickly, but hard and fast cuts are needed across all sectors and nations to hold warming to safe levels, the global authority on climate change says.

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Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022
  • Analysis and opinion

Humanity still has time to arrest catastrophic global warming – and has the tools to do so quickly and cheaply, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has found.

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Saturday, 02 Apr 2022
  • Media release

Dr Ian Fry from The Australian National University (ANU) has become the world's first special rapporteur for human rights and climate change, in an appointment made by the United Nations overnight.

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Friday, 01 Apr 2022
  • Media release

Volcanic activity beneath the surface of Mars could be responsible for triggering repetitive marsquakes, which are similar to earthquakes, in a specific region of the Red Planet, researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) suggest.

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Monday, 28 Mar 2022
  • Research story

Death cap mushrooms don’t actually want to kill us. In fact, mushrooms don’t care about us at all. 

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