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Stories

The 2019-20 mega-fires: what did we learn and will it equip us for the future?

Rate of change in fire risk outstripping the capacity of ecological and social systems to adapt

1,600 years ago, climate change hit the Australian Alps

We studied ancient lake mud to learn what happened

People's odds of loneliness could fall by up to half if cities hit 30% green space targets

And the benefits are even stronger for people who live alone

Native forest logging makes bushfires worse – and to say otherwise ignores the facts

The Black Summer bushfires burned far more temperate forest than any other fire season recorded in Australia.

Past humans not the cause of island extinctions

Study finds that arrival of humans on islands often had minimal impacts on biodiversity loss

How a love of the outdoors inspired David Griffith's illustrious career

Emeritus Professor reflects on achievements in atmospheric chemistry


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