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Colourful coral on the ocean floor, surrounded by small fish and blue water in the background.

ͼ-led research has shown there is more coral reef area across the globe than previously thought, with detailed satellite mapping helping to conserve these vital ecosystems.

14 February 2024
A woman leaning onto the edge of a swimming pool, holding a mobile phone

Exploring storytelling across oceans, generations and cultures is the subject of a new ͼ Art Museum exhibition opening this month.

13 February 2024

University of Queensland researchers have found improving timber production efficiencies by just 5% could unlock supply for an extra 8,000 homes to be built in Australia each year.

31 January 2024
A photo of a murky body of water with black tadpoles in it.

ͼ researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism that allows tadpoles in cold environments to mitigate the detrimental effects of ultraviolet radiation.

19 January 2024

University of Queensland researchers say a requirement for the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games to be climate positive presents an opportunity for the state to be bold and leave the city with a valuable legacy.

18 January 2024
The sun rising over a green field on a cloudy day

An ambitious alliance to achieve zero net emissions in Australian agriculture and boost the $70 billion sector has been funded by the Federal Government.

12 December 2023
A view across white and grey coral underwater

Record breaking marine heatwaves will cause devastating mass coral bleaching worldwide in the next few years, according to a University of Queensland coral reef scientist.

8 December 2023
an area of green grass with small posts next to a creek with trees on the opposite bank

University of Queensland scientists are leading efforts to explore a water quality trading scheme to improve the state’s waterways.

4 December 2023
A sketch showing a polluted environment on one side merging to a greener city on the right.

A ͼ-led industry survey has found Australian architects are worried about the climate crisis and frustrated by barriers to action but are confident the profession can contribute to a sustainable future.

30 November 2023
A wind turbine in a dry field with a power plant emitting steam in the background

All eyes will be on Dubai this week as 70,000 delegates from nearly 200 countries meet at the United Nations backed climate summit, known as COP28. ͼ has a range of researchers available to offer expert analysis.

29 November 2023
Two people in red shirts and helmets stand in red mud, there are trees in the background

Nearly a third of the world’s mine tailings are stored within or near protected conservation areas, University of Queensland research has found.

28 November 2023
Close up of 3 tagged heifers in a paddock. Image, ͼ

Simple on-animal sensors could be a game changer for Australian beef cattle nutrition, according to University of Queensland research.

17 November 2023

Nature photographers posting to social media are helping improve biodiversity conservation mapping in South Asia, and the method could go global.

17 November 2023

ͼ has won a ‘Green Gown’ Award for an innovative sustainability education initiative.

3 November 2023
a spray of seed pods in front of pots of grassy plants

Researchers from ͼ hope wild millet from outback Australia’s Channel Country could help feed the world as climate change impacts established grain crops.

26 October 2023