Read the latest opinion articles inspired by science.
10 Mar 2020
After the bushfires, donations flooded in for our iconic mammals. But there’s a risk the government and public responses will not see the fish for the koalas.
3 Mar 2020
New South Wales’ Forestry Corporation will this week start “selective timber harvesting” from two state forests ravaged by bushfire on the state’s south coast.
26 Feb 2020
Will Steffen says that adopting a target of net-zero emissions by 2050 is a big step in the right direction, but the policy is too little, too late.
26 Feb 2020
We won’t have fusion generators in five years. But the holy grail of clean energy may still be on its way
How far away we are from harnessing the energy that powers the sun and stars?
5 Feb 2020
Universities are key to meeting our climate change challenge
28 Jan 2020
Populations of wildlife that the bushfires haven't already wiped out are threatened by thousands of feral horses trampling the land.
24 Jan 2020
The nature of our fires is changing rapidly, and the adaptation of our plants and animals won't be able to keep pace.
23 Jan 2020
Australian scientists warned the country could face a climate change-driven bushfire crisis by 2020. It arrived on schedule.
21 Jan 2020
"So many of us are wondering: have lives spent furthering conservation been wasted?"
20 Jan 2020
Carcasses can play a positive role as landscapes recover from fire, providing rich nutrients for other native animal, microbial and plant species.