Analysis found microplastics were present in the vast majority of the waters sampled, even in very remote ocean areas of the Southern Hemisphere.
Australian researchers have located what they believe is the largest plant on Earth — and they estimate it's at least 4500 years old.
Four key climate change indicators — greenhouse gas concentrations, sea level rise, ocean heat and ocean acidification — set new records in 2021.
Researchers have discovered species of coral and wildflower that had been hidden for decades, with the latter thought to be extinct.
The chance of temporarily exceeding 1.5°C above pre-industrial temperatures has risen steadily since 2015, when it was close to zero.
The Australian Government has announced $34.5m for the Cooperative Research Centre for Solving Antimicrobial Resistance in Agribusiness, Food and Environments.
The estimate uses a new method for separating CO2 signals from land plants and fossil fuels in the atmosphere.
ResApp Health has developed a novel cough audio-based COVID-19 screening test that only requires a smartphone.
Immediate and deep emissions reductions are required across all sectors in order to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the latest IPCC report says.
Established in 1853, the herbarium has grown from an initial collection of around 1800 native plant specimens to over 1 million today.
In warmer water, soundwaves propagate faster and last longer before dying away.
A simple blood test for the adrenal disease known as primary aldosteronism could save hypertension patients from unnecessary illness, medication and expense.
CO2 emissions could be stored in the form of hydrates under ocean floor sediments, kept in place by the natural pressure created by the weight of the sea water above.
Region-wide, Caribbean coral reefs have been warming since 1915. However, in four of the eight sub-regions, warming began earlier.