Estimating the diversity of life

How many species are on Earth?

Answering this simple question is not easy, but essential if we are to understand impacts of global change and manage environmental resources successfully.

Threatened Species Day 2014

Threatened Species Day is a national day of reflection for threatened species within Australia. Held as part of the Department of Environment’s Biodiversity Month, it is an opportunity to highlight...

Ocean acidification: A bleak future for pacific biodiversity - from corals to crabs

New research shows the detrimental effects of increasing levels of carbon dioxide on the diversity of invertebrates that inhabit our coral reefs. It’s a snapshot of the centuries to come for our...