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5 February 2016

Adélie penguin numbers at Cape Denison, Antarctica, have crashed from more than 160,000 birds in 2011 down to just a few thousand following the grounding of a giant 97 km iceberg, B09B, in Commonwealth Bay.

New research published in the...

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17 December 2015

Long term warming of the Indian and Pacific oceans played an important role in making the Queensland floods of 2010/2011 far worse than they should have been according to new research published in Geophysical Research Letters.

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26 October 2015

Satellite observations reveal plants in Australia’s semi-arid and subhumid regions are getting greener because of increased atmospheric CO2, but at a significant cost to water resources.

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17 October 2015
If global average temperatures rise 1.5°C-2°C higher than today, we will see the collapse of Antarctic ice shelves that will lead to hundreds and even thousands of years of sea level rise, according to new...
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24 June 2015

Professor Steven Sherwood, Director of CCRC, has been awarded a prestigious ARC Laureate Fellowship in the 2015 round, with $2.77 million for his research in physics of clouds for the next five years.

Warming seas suggest El Niño is on the horizon
13 May 2015

The Bureau of Meteorology has officially declared that we are in an El Niño, shifting its tracker from ALERT (a greater than 70% chance of El Niño forming) to an actual event.

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31 March 2015

Total amount of vegetation increases globally, despite ongoing deforestation in the tropics.

ARCCSS - the handprint of climate change reduced
14 October 2014

Climate change played a key role in Australia’s hottest year on record in 2013

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12 September 2014

Ocean currents matter for marine microbes

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4 September 2014

Research reveals who is to blame for litter in the floating garbage patches in the world’s oceans.

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