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Category: Science

In South Korea

Seoul city and the week ahead for the International Children’s Conference on the Environment.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2009

Adventures in South Korea

The International Children’s Conference on the Environment run by UNEP (United Nations Environment Program).

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2009

Climate Change and Sustainability

On Wednesday the 22nd of July I attended a Sustainable Workshop at the Australian Museum.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2009

My interest in climate change and the environment.

Why climate change is important to me, what it is, the causes and what kids can do.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 13 Jul 2009

Introducing Parrys Raines

My name is Parrys Raines and I am 14 years old. I am currently the Youth Ambassador for World Wide Fund for Nature.

By: Brooke Carson-Ewart, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jun 2009

Eel biodiversity region discovered

Analysis of specimens collected from the North West Coral Sea has revealed that the area is teeming with an array of marine eel species, some of which are new to science.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2009

157 years of Australian Museum science at your fingertips

Researchers around the world will soon have full online access to 157 years of scientific knowledge published in the Records of the Australian Museum.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2009

Cracking the'genetic code' of gem stones

A research team led by Dr Lin Sutherland, a Senior Fellow in Geoscience at the Australian Museum, has completed a major study on 'genetic' signatures in Australian sapphires and rubies. The study combines precise trace element and oxygen isotope analyses on samples from a range of gem deposits, for geographic typing of local characteristics.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2009

Taxonomists share their expertise for biosecurity

Quarantine scientists recently attended an Australian Museum workshop to improve their skills at identifying invasive Diptera, a large order of insects, many of which pose a threat to Australia's biosecurity.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2009

Swimming with the big fish, studying the small

Imagine trying to track in the open seas the migration of fishes that are only a few millimetres to a centimetre long.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 04 Jun 2009