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Grey-green coloured sea sponge sitting in a bed of white and green-coloured coral

In a discovery spanning millions of years, scientists have found that humans, and most likely other animals, share important genetic mechanisms with a prehistoric Great Barrier Reef sea sponge.

5 November 2020
Picture of cracking clay coloured soil in drought

Mega-droughts – droughts that last two decades or longer – are tipped to increase thanks to climate change, according to University of Queensland-led research.

30 October 2020

Final-year chemical engineering students at The University of Queensland are investigating how sugarcane can be used as a clean energy source to create hydrogen.

23 October 2020
The mountain pygmy-possum.

Humans will need to physically relocate many species to ensure their survival in the face of climate change, University of Queensland-led research recommends.

16 October 2020

A failure by governments to deliver on commitments under a global nature conservation treaty, the Convention on Biological Diversity, could have devastating effects.

8 October 2020
Hydrogen fuel pump

The University of Queensland will add two hydrogen fuel cell buses to its fleet by 2022, expected to be the first of their kind in the state.

2 October 2020

Growing demand for metals necessary for the transition to a low carbon future will lead to more mining in high-risk areas, according to University of Queensland research.

28 September 2020
Neon jellyfish in aquarium

Jellyfish could replace fish and chips on a new sustainable takeaway menu to help keep threatened species off the plate.

22 September 2020
Most protected areas are isolated in a sea of human activities. Image: James Wheeler

Ongoing land clearing for agriculture, mining and urbanisation is isolating and disconnecting Earth’s protected natural areas from each other, a new study shows.

14 September 2020
UQ's Chris O'Brien with cryopreserved avocado shoot tips

The supply of smashed ‘avo’ is secure for generations after world-first research cryopreserved the tips of avocado shoots and then revived them to create healthy plants.

10 September 2020
Beach littered with plastic waste

The urgency of reducing single-use plastic in global supply chains has been highlighted by a University of Queensland study in collaboration with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences.

4 September 2020
A close up of a parasitic wasp against a white background

Biological control of insect pests – where ‘natural enemies’ keep pests at bay – is saving farmers in Asia and the Pacific billions of dollars, according to University of Queensland-led research.

3 September 2020

A tiny weed with huge potential has prompted University of Queensland PhD candidate and 2020 Charlie Perkins Scholarship winner Audrey McInnerney to head to the UK’s University of Cambridge.

3 September 2020
An open cut copper mine. Copper is one of the mined materials needed to produce large-scale renewable energy.

Researchers have warned that mining threats to biodiversity caused by renewable energy production could surpass those averted by climate change mitigation.

2 September 2020
RUbble Biodiversity Samplers (RUBS) deployed in dead rubble habitat on a coral reef in Palau to attract the great diversity of cryptic animals.

‘Dead’ coral rubble can support more animals than live coral, according to University of Queensland researchers trialling a high-tech sampling method.

1 September 2020
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