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16 April 2024

Ghost roads in South-East Asia speed nature's destruction

Unauthorised road building in tropical forests is accelerating habitat destruction. Professor Josh Cinner, with colleagues from James Cook University, found that there were up to six times more actual roads than those recorded in official datasets.
28 February 2024

Sydney attracts top research talent with innovative Fellowships

Unprecedented investment in appointment of 40 research fellows across a range of disciplines.
26 December 2023

'Maintain Asian forest diversity to avoid climate change impact'

Research suggests that conservation of Asian forests now can help resist impacts from climate change.
23 November 2023

Sydney awarded for Aboriginal cultural heritage landscape project

The University of Sydney has won a 2023 Green Gown award for work to engage traditional Gamilaroi custodians in recording and assessing the cultural landscape of Llara Farm, part of the Plant Breeding Institute near Narrabri.
25 October 2023

'Uncharted territory': climate scientists sound alarm over Earth's vital signs

This year has likely seen the hottest temperatures for 100,000 years. A global team of scientists, including Dr Thomas Newsome from Faculty of Science, has laid out the numbers.