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12 August 2019

Australasian palaeontologists have discovered the world’s largest parrot, standing up to 1m tall with a massive beak able to crack most food sources.

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22 July 2019

The 4 billion year voyage of life on Earth is written in the rocks. From life's first steps to a human's first breath, the deep geological past alludes to the origins, evolution and future of life on the little blue planet we call home....

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18 July 2019

Taking the planet’s pulse by radiocarbon

http://www.14carboncycle.com/

 

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2 July 2019

Sir David Attenborough pays tribute to the Riversleigh fossil riches as UNSW palaeontologists celebrate 25 years of the site’s World Heritage listing.

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27 June 2019

Sydney has joined more than 600 local governments around the world – as well as the national governments of the UK and Canada – in putting the climate crisis at the heart of all policy decisions.

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27 June 2019

Where did life originate? How did the galaxies evolve? How is climate changing? What’s the role of science in our politics? Why should we study STEM? The Australian public put a UNSW-centric panel to the test on Q&A in June.

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16 May 2019

UNSW sustainability scientists have run their rulers over the major parties' climate policies to determine whether taking action against climate change is more expensive than doing nothing.

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16 May 2019

Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten last month revealed his party’s plan to have half of new cars sold in 2030 be electric vehicles (EVs). But is this realistic?

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3 May 2019

The move has been likened to putting the country on a "war footing", with climate and the environment at the very centre of all government policy, rather than being on the fringe of political decisions.

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11 April 2019

Reports say that a new species of ancient human has been identified in a cave in The Philippines. But only a few bone and teeth fossil fragments have been found, so far.

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