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How a childhood by the sea inspired Professor Richard Kenchington’s career

Marine biologist and policy expert honoured as Emeritus Professor

Record-smashing heatwaves are hitting Antarctica and the Arctic simultaneously

A closer look at what’s driving the extreme anomalies for each region, and the flow-on effects for polar wildlife like penguins and polar bears.

UOW researchers honoured for contributions to environmental sciences

Associate Professor Jenny Fisher awarded Anton Hales Medal, Professor Kerrylee Rogers awarded Frederick White Medal

UOW student named the 2022 Local Woman of the Year

Climate warrior Moemoana Schwenke received the award from the Member for Wollongong Paul Scully MP

Devastating Black Summer bushfires had lasting impact on Australia’s carbon cycle

New research outlines extensive carbon emissions, recovery period for ecosystems affected by bushfires

UOW students fight for a healthier planet

Grace Mahon and Ben Hamill call on the Australian government to put net-zero target into legislation and to recognise the role of universities in tackling ‘climate emergency’

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