Queensland dolphins intentionally beach themselves to trap food

Beached as bro! Dolphins in Fitzroy River, Queensland chase fish onto muddy banks and beach themselves, before sliding back into the water. Use this article to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations and changing ecosystems to students in years 5, … Continued

Where the wild things are: As humans stay indoors, nature is emerging

As COVID-19 forces us to abandon public spaces and stay home, nature appears to be “reclaiming” the streets. This article provides a positive view of physical isolation by reporting the reduction of human impact on nature. It is suited to … Continued

Tutorial: Jane Goodall on the Environment

We are becoming ever more aware of how our actions impact upon our planet  – be that with regards to global climate change, or the extinction of the smallest species from one tiny corner of Earth. Zoology legend Jane Goodall … Continued

Predator exposure can help vulnerable species survive in the wild

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Years: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Scientists don’t really get the female … Continued

Chernobyl is now a hugely important wildlife refuge

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, The Body, Genetics, Lifecycles, Living Things Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases, Particle Models Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/non-renewable resources, Rocks, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers Concepts … Continued

New biodiversity report shows 1 million species on brink of extinction

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/ Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Maths Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems, Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Earth and Space … Continued