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Category: Science

Micropredators lurk among the seaweed

Argentinean and Australian Museum scientists have discovered a guild of micropredators living on seaweeds in the coastal waters of southern New South Wales.

By: Dr George D. F. (Buz) Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2009

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The price of overconsumption and the lack of recycling plastics has created The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a soupy mix of plastics floating around in the Pacific Ocean.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 23 Nov 2009

Australia’s Threatened Species

Australia’s Threatened Species - do we want to lose them?

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

International Day of Climate Change

Saturday the 24th October was the International Day of Climate change and the United Nations Day.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 27 Oct 2009

MDBA International River Health Conference

I attended the MDBA International River Health Conference in Canberra from Sunday the 18th of October to Tuesday the 20th.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 21 Oct 2009

Orang-utans and climate change

My trip to Borneo to learn, research and film orang-utans.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 14 Oct 2009

Polar Regions

Climate change, the Polar Regions and Polar Bears

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Oct 2009

Dust storms

Will dust storms happen more often? What are the impacts?

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

Sydney dust storm analysed by Museum mineralogist

Australian Museum mineralogist Ross Pogson took no time at all to analyse the mineral content of the dust that swept across Sydney this morning, enveloping the city in an eerie red blanket.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2009

Micro Monsters

Scanning Electron Microscope images of insects and spiders taken by the Museum’s Sue Lindsay feature in a recent Australia Post stamp issue.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009