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22 January 2021

The tricks Australian forests use to survive bushfires

A review byThe Bushfire Recovery Project has confirmed how it is that Australian eucalypt forests survive and regenerate after devastating wildfires like the 2019-20 Black Summer fires.

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16 January 2019
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22 October 2015
Nicholas Clark found that up to 40% of Indian Mynas in the South East Queensland region can carry malaria parasites.

Invasive birds spreading avian malaria in eastern Australia

An invasive bird species is carrying, and potentially spreading, a high prevalence of avian malaria throughout its range in eastern Australia, a Griffith University PhD candidate has uncovered.

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22 March 2022
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10 May 2024
Gorgonian Sea Fan

Coal versus coral

In Gladstone, amid shipping traffic and industrial landscapes, the Australian cultural cringe is palpable, torn between pride in resources and prospect of environmental devastation as observed by Dr Kerrie Foxwell-Norton.

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29 February 2024
'The Gabba' in Woolloongabba, Brisbane

From white elephants to a sustainable legacy

The scrutiny of infrastructure planning for the Brisbane 2032 Olympics is intensifying. In alignment with the International Olympic Committee's emphasis on sustainability and legacy, venues must prioritise plans that ensure a lasting positive impact, conforming to the standards of the 'the new norm'.

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22 January 2024
Hot Fiery Sun

The escalating human toll of extreme heat

Global heatwaves are causing severe human suffering, with vulnerable populations facing escalating risks. Urgent questions arise about mobility, decent work, health access, homelessness, mental health, and essential services during extreme heat says Professor Susan Harris Rimmer.

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30 June 2023

How climate and water management affect streamflow seasonality

New Griffith-led research has found that climate and river management have impacted both the amount of water and when it...

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31 October 2022

Flesh-eating bugs get to work on animal bone dataset

Beetles 'clean' bones needed by researcher to create modern reference library for Australian fauna.

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17 August 2022
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