Within the next 80 years, wildfires will become much more prevalent and severe globally. A new UN-commissioned report co-authored and co-edited by a University of Sydney professor sheds light on this and offers suggestions for prevention.
Muster dogs are agile endurance athletes, able to work long hours in very hot conditions. During peak times, working kelpies have been recorded travelling more than 60km in a single work day.
Researchers are calling for better protection of tropical sea cucumbers in the Great Barrier Reef whose numbers are dwindling due to persistent and increasing overharvesting.