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15 November 2021

Whales are often named after Western scientists and after men, but that tradition is about to change, as a newly discovered species of whale will carry an Indigenous name and the name of a...

19 January 2021

A UNSW study shows airway bacteria can indicate the health of dolphins and whales ­– a finding that could benefit endangered species like the northern right and blue whales.

15 January 2021

Partially protected marine areas create confusion and don’t meet their broad conservation objectives, UNSW researchers have found.

17 December 2020

Overseas travel might be off the table this summer, but why not travel under it?

10 December 2020

Australia's oldest learned society recognises UNSW Sydney researchers with prestigious awards for 2020.

3 December 2020

Dr Steph Gardner is one of 60 academics invited by Science & Technology Australia to be mentored as a role model for women in STEM.

27 October 2020

A global team of biologists has used squid treats to track predator activity underwater, discovering temperature changes communities more than appetites.

2 September 2020

The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.

2 September 2020

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

26 August 2020

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.