Green mango peel nanoparticles: a slick solution

Nanoparticles derived from green mango peel could be the key to remediating soil contamination, according to the University of South Australia.

Boosting renewable hydrogen research

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency has awarded $22.1 million in funding to support hydrogen export research projects.

Taming toxic pollution

CRC CARE is addressing the significant growing issue of environmental contaminants with innovative and effective real-world solutions.

Coral bleaching prevented through reef sun shield

Development of a ‘sun shield’ gives hope to the future of the Great Barrier Reef

Cooling western Sydney - Sydney Water

Research uncovers innovative solutions for cooling western Sydney

Ground breaking study, ‘Cooling Western Sydney’, to create innovative solutions to help turn down the heat in western Sydney.

Enter the dragon: the new Australian technology park

UNSW will be home to the first Torch Innovation Precinct outside China, the new Australian technology park.

The gathering storm

Studies of coastlines and cities, conducted in Australia with unparalleled sensitivity, are set to rewrite the world’s climate models and civil engineering guidelines.

Cleaning up toxic threats

Professor Ravi Naidu is confronting a problem that killed eight times more people in one year than diabetes.

Preventing soil erosion with nuclear know-how

ANSTO is using nuclear science in a bid to understand the causes and rates of soil degradation throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Navigating the future of GPS

Australian and New Zealand know-how is on the cusp of revolutionising geopositioning, which – in the near future – will be able to get accuracy down to 10cm.

Testing zero-energy homes

How do carbon-neutral homes stack up when it comes to liveability and consumer demand?

Revitalising urban slums

Cutting-edge water designs created for developed cities can futureproof vulnerable and degraded environments in developing countries.

The Disruptors

Australia’s productivity is poised on a knife edge as traditional boom areas bust. But four new industries are set to take up the strain.

Shining a light on space debris

Millions of bits of space junk are currently orbiting Earth, ranging in size from mere millimetres through to discarded, school bus-sized parts of multi-stage rockets.

Future tech for a stable climate

We need to do more to develop technology that can remove carbon from the atmosphere, says Eelco Rohling, professor of ocean and climate change at ANU.

BioClay to create healthier food futures

University discovery ‘BioClay’ helps plants protect themselves from pests without the environmental and human health impacts associated with pesticides.

Coastal flooding tool aids communities at risk

The CRCSI has developed a webtool to allow coastal residents in Vanuatu to understand and act on rising sea levels and coastal flooding.

Citizen data monitors coral bleaching

The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) is celebrating the real-world impact of data. Their latest article tells the story of a citizen science project to save coral reefs.

WA women join Antarctic leadership mission

Australian scientists join an international group travelling to Antarctica to raise the voice of women working towards global sustainability.

Honeybee health: a #dataimpact story

ANDS is celebrating the real-world impact of data with their #dataimpact campaign. Their latest article tells how large datasets are improving pollination protection.

Renewable energy is getting cheaper

We always hear that renewable energy is getting cheaper, but what does that really mean?

Great Barrier Reef cleanup

A new report from Alluvium has estimated that cleaning up the Great Barrier Reef will cost $8.2 billion. How does this compare with its value?

Australia’s biosecurity future

Australia calls for leadership and coordination to avoid gaping hole in Australia’s biosecurity.

Portable paper sun sensor

Australian researchers have created an environmentally friendly, paper-based sensor for monitoring sun exposure.