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27 March 2020

It is well known that agriculture developed independently in New Guinea 7000 years ago, but evidence of its influence on how people lived has eluded scientists – until now.

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17 March 2020

Ancient rocks from Greenland have shown that the elements necessary for the evolution of life did not come to Earth until very late in the planet’s formation – much later than previously thought.

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27 February 2020

Perhaps 2°C doesn't sound like much, but if you look through history, 2°C temperature changes have had huge effects on the planet and people.

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27 February 2020

Caves are easily forgotten when fire rips through the bush, but despite their robustness the long-term impact of frequent, unprecedented fire seasons presents a new challenge for subsurface geology.

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12 February 2020

Rising ocean temperatures drove the melting of Antarctic ice sheets and caused extreme sea level rise more than 100,000 years ago, a new international study led by UNSW Sydney shows.

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10 February 2020

There's still a long road ahead in the electric car revolution. But Australia can learn from New Zealand's policies to boost electric car sales.

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4 December 2019

Martina de Marcos, a final year UNSW Sydney Masters student, has helped to ban single use plastic bags in developing nations through grassroots activism.

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28 November 2019

Congratulations to Behnam Sadeghi who has recieved the first Founders Scholarship from the International Association of Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) for 2020.

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20 November 2019

A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.

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20 November 2019

UNSW researchers will use ancient wood archives to study the effects of climate change over the last 50,000 years.

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