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Category: Science

Integrating taxonomy

Entomologist Dr Andrew Mitchell is looking to combine morphological and genetic approaches to taxonomy.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2010

Trawling Antarctica for answers

An 8-week trip to Antarctica has returned excellent collections of bottom-dwelling invertebrate communities and valuable insights for sustainable fishing and conservation management of this vulnerable ecosystem, writes Museum Technical Officer Roger Springthorpe.

By: Roger Springthorpe, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2010

Welcome to Fish Bits

The 'Fish Bits' blog is updated weekly.  It will post information about current happenings in the Fish Section - who's visiting and accounts of any special events.  It will also list all the new species factsheets, weird and wonderful specimens and hopefully, news from the field.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2010

Barramundi mystery solved

Update: July 2014! - See movie, below. The case of the mysterious appearance of Barramundi in Sydney Harbour has been solved.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2010

Youth Accord on Biodiversity

Sign the Youth Accord to have your voice heard and help, protect and sustain biodiversity now and for the future.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 07 Mar 2010

School Veggie Garden

How to support the less fortunate in our communities by growing fresh veggies for them.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 23 Feb 2010

Plastiki – A solution to waste

One man’s environmental dream becomes a reality and he is educating the planet to consider waste as a resource. The Plastiki is history in the making!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 18 Feb 2010

Wave Energy Conversion

Renewable energy has to be part of the solution in combating climate change and wave energy conversion is a fantastic technology using waves to produce clean electricity.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 14 Feb 2010

Royal visitor examines Australian Museum collections

During his recent visit to Sydney His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales examined specimens from the Australian Museum collection aboard RV Southern Surveyor.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2010

Sustainable living isn’t a sacrifice

Living a sustainable lifestyle is not about what you are giving up but what you gain.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 07 Feb 2010