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Mega-diverse hotspots under threat from logging
Published date: 30/10/2014
Borneo and Indochina have been identified as major evolutionary hotspots by an international research team, which includes the University of New England. UNE’s Professor Ian Metcalfe says these areas are...
Ancient sea creatures confirmed as our distant cousins
Published date: 16/10/2014
Some of the world’s most bizarre fossils have been identified as distant relatives of vertebrates (including humans) according to a new study co-authored by Associate Professor John Paterson, an ARC...
Can remote Australian communities survive the mining boom?
Published date: 30/09/2014
Australia is littered with settlements left deserted following the gold rush. So what do remote communities of the 21st century need to do to ensure they don’t become ghost towns...