What beaches can teach us: learning while exploring
Heading out to explore beaches and seashores? There is so much to learn from observing our coastlines. Here is some inspiration to get the whole family engaged with nature.
On the Slime Trail with Dr John Stanisic – The Snail Whisperer
Prepare to fall in love with Australian native land snails. Just like the snails themselves, you’ll be all gooey inside after Dr John Stanisic has shared his insights on these often overlooked, but environmentally important invertebrates.
Oceans of Plastic: Inspiring change-makers with Tracey Gray
In Oceans of Plastic: Understanding and Solving a Pollution Problem, aquatic scientist and educator Tracey Gray empowers us to tackle one of the biggest environmental challenges on our planet.
Science, Art and Shorebirds with Milly Formby and Jackie Kerin
When science meets art, awesome things are sure to happen. Jackie Kerin and Milly Formby have joined creative forces to produce A Shorebird Flying Adventure – you’ll discover just how amazing migratory shorebirds really are!
Sunscreen Chemicals, Flesh-eating Quolls and Whale Shark Feasts: Journal science snippets
We're serving up science from the pages of Australian Journal of Chemistry, Australian Mammalogy and Pacific Conservation Biology.
From Viral Fossils to Whale Parties: Five science stories that we think you’ll love!
Felt like 2021 went by in a blur? Us too! Here is a selection of intriguing research published in our journals that you may have missed last year.
National Threatened Species Day: Stories to share
National Threatened Species Day is a time to reflect on and celebrate our unique native flora and fauna. We believe that encouraging children to learn and care about these species is fundamental to protecting them into the future.
Coastal Treasures: Beachcombing with Ceridwen Fraser
Rediscover the delights of poring over pretty shells and poking about in rockpools with Beachcombing. We spoke to author Ceridwen Fraser about what sparked her love of the marine world, and the stories that cast-up treasures can reveal.