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11 January 2018

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found by a UNSW Sydney-led international...

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5 January 2018

The Greater Bilby has not been seen in the wild in NSW for more than a century.

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5 January 2018
The 1912 death of Scott of the Antarctic and four companions has long been blamed on poor planning by Scott, but documents discovered by UNSW...
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4 January 2018

OPINION: I’ve lost track of the number of people who have drowned in rip currents on Australian beaches this summer.

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19 December 2017

OPINION: Last year there was a horrific drowning toll on our beaches over the Christmas holiday period and unfortunately it seems to be happening...

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15 December 2017

Darren Curnoe reports on his recent excavation at the famous Niah Caves in Borneo.

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15 December 2017

A Crest-tailed Mulgara, a small carnivorous marsupial known only from fossilised bone fragments and presumed extinct in NSW for more than century...

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12 December 2017

The arrival of a single Black-backed Oriole bird in rural Pennsylvania – 5000 kilometres from its usual home in Mexico – was worth an estimated $...

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11 December 2017

UNSW's 'Dr Rip', Associate Professor Rob Brander, is appearing in a new documentary airing this summer to help teach...

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11 December 2017

A new article by a UNSW Sydney-led team challenges the validity of current methods for forecasting the persistence of slow-growing species for...

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