Fire, floods and ice

How Antarctic science helps us understand Australian weather and climate. The last Australian summer delivered hot weather and bushfires on scales not recorded before, followed closely by heavy rains and flooding. Why then, should we be thinking about science on … Continued

Good Krill Hunting

Antarctica’s most iconic animals depend on the tiny, prolific and surprisingly charismatic krill. Andrew Bain reports on the research into this seemingly invincible crustacean and its now uncertain future. Take a deep dive into the importance of Antarctic krill in … Continued

Now that’s a penguin

Prehistoric giant had a close Antarctic relative. This cool article would be suited to students in years 5, 6, 7, and 9 studying Biology or in year 4 studying Earth and Space Sciences. It would be particularly well suited to … Continued