In Ghana, tomatoes are an indispensable ingredient in the daily diet, used either fresh or in sauces and soups at most meals.
Monday 20 July 2015
In Ghana about 90,000 smallholders grow tomatoes to supplement their income. Tomatoes, however, mean more than just cash.
Submersible: A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbean.
Monday 20 July 2015
A team of marine biologists from The University of Queensland (UQ) has discovered a specialised community of deep-water corals in Curaçao, an island in the Dutch Caribbea
The IPCC has provided a special collection of ocean-related reprints from the Working Group II Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Thursday 16 July 2015
The latest assessment by the IPCC (AR5) demonstrates with very high confidence that increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs) are producing
UQ's Gatton Solar Research Facility
Tuesday 14 July 2015
In defending the federal government’s decision to bar the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) from investing in wind and small-scale solar power, environment minister
Nukunonu Atoll Tokelau. Photo UN-Ariane Rummery
Sunday 5 July 2015
Until recently, you might be forgiven for thinking that the oceans were a trivial component of Earth’s climate system, and that the consequences of change were minimal.
There’s compelling evidence that increases in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases  are already resulting in fundamental changes to the physical, chemical, and biological properties of our planet.
Friday 3 July 2015
International ocean scientists have issued a blunt warning to world leaders ahead of the November 2015 climate change negotiations in Paris (COP21).
Green Turtle near Heron Island, Queensland
Tuesday 30 June 2015
Federal environment minister Greg Hunt has announced the make-up of the Independent Expert Panel of 16 leading experts who will advise the government on actions and prior
While many people in India live without electricity, it is looking less likely that Australian coal will supply it. Environmental Change and Security Program/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
Thursday 25 June 2015
“India needs Australian coal” is a view promoted by government and industry alike, most recently in the Institute for Public Affairs' latest report.
By Craig Froome  for The Conversation
Monday 22 June 2015
Tesla may have ambitious plans for battery technology for the home but it is also looking to upgrade its electric vehicle batteries, which will allow them to travel twice
Bryan Rosengrant/Flickr, CC BY-ND
Friday 12 June 2015
It should go without saying that science should dictate how we respond to science denial. So what does scientific research tell us?
Friday 16 February 2018
About 190 people shared their Thursday night with American writer Paul Hawken, who outlined the Drawdown Project's plan to reverse global warming.
While this technology outperforms a fixed axis system, it falls behind a dual axis one.
Monday 24 April 2017
The 630kW single axis tracking array is made up of PV panels mounted on a single axis that tilts from east to west throughout the day to maximise energy output.
These trackers are capable of a 340-degree slewing motion and 180-degree tilt that allow the panels to directly face the sun at all times and thus, maximise output power.
Monday 24 April 2017
The 630kW dual axis array comprises of 160 individual trackers, each with a peak output power of 4.275 kW.
Wednesday 16 November 2016
Competing land uses have always created tensions, but in Australia mining in agricultural regions has generated the most controversy.
Academia Sinica's Green Island Marine Research Station
Thursday 12 May 2016
The XL Catlin Seaview Survey team has the privilege of calling beautiful Taiwan their playground for the next two weeks.


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