The study, published in Nature Geoscience, produced a global model mapping pollution risk caused by 92 chemicals commonly used in agricultural pesticides in 168 countries.
UNSW and The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have launched the world’s first Global Typology of Ecosystems, the first-ever comprehensive system for classifying and mapping all ecosystems on Earth based on both their functions and composition. The typology allows for more coordinated…
New research from The University of Western Australia has discovered a major switch in the way silicon cycles through soil that could help plants growing in nutrient-poor environments adapt to their ageing ecosystems.
With much of the nation focused on the loss of lives and the destruction of property and wildlife from last summer’s bushfires, the significant damage to Australian soil may have gone unnoticed by many.