Naracoorte Caves: A rolls-royce record of biodiversity

The geological records below ground in Naracoorte, South Australia are relatively young, dating 500,000 years to less than 1000. But researchers hope these records can inform conservation efforts about extinctions, adaptations, climate change and human impact. These fossils from the … Continued

The big five mass extinctions

Biologists suspect we’re living through the sixth major mass extinction. Earth has witnessed five, when more than 75% of species disappeared. Use this article to investigate how the Earth has changed over time long before humans arrived. It is suited … 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