News - 10 Mar 2022
When it comes to helping mitigate the effects of climate change by absorbing carbon, flora rather than fauna usually comes to mind. A new study published in Current Biology now explores the...
News - 18 Feb 2022
Wildfires are burning more severely and more often, urban noise pollution is growing into a global public health menace, and phenological mismatches – disruptions in the timing of life-cycle...
News - 4 Feb 2022
Many island bats are at risk of extinction, yet bats are proving essential in the survival of one of the world’s most unusual plant species.
Mature Dillenia biflora flower with corolla removed...
News - 2 Feb 2022
Climate change is causing plants in the UK to flower a month earlier on average, which could have profound consequences for wildlife, agriculture and gardeners.
Using a citizen science database with...
News - 18 Jan 2022
UNSW scientists are behind a citizen science event which will document the bushfire recovery of plants, animals and fungi across three bushfire affected regions in New South Wales.
News - 30 Dec 2021
A scholar of climate and environment justice, a restoration ecologist, an environmental anthropologist, a landscape architect, and other University of Oregon environment experts offer suggestions for...
News - 21 Dec 2021
A new synthesis conducted by a group of international scientists including Madhav P. Thakur from the University of Bern reveals mismatches between above- and belowground plant phenology due...
News - 9 Dec 2021
RMIT researchers call on Melburnians to plant the right plants and create the right homes for native pollinators.
They say we’ll get better tomato crops, more flowers and boost urban...
News - 8 Nov 2021
Farming communities in the African Sahel have adapted their crops to the high seasonal variability and rising temperatures caused by climate change over this past century. This is the main conclusion...
News - 21 Oct 2021
For five million years, woolly mammoths roamed the earth until they vanished for good nearly 4,000 years ago – and scientists have finally proved why.
The hairy cousins of today's elephants...