The not so defenceless plants (series) To survive the onslaught of hungry herbivores, successful plants have evolved a massive weaponry that ranges from physical barriers to deadly poisons. And yet, also to survive, herbivores obviously have evolved mechanisms that enable them to cope with many of these defences.
Water usage in trees Dr Melanie Zeppel explains how research into the water usage of trees can be applied to help the environment as well as tell us some crucial information about climate change.
Bush regeneration and biodiversity While there are many paths to conservation and aims and goals may vary widely, successful endeavours typically find they end up applying a whole of environment approach.
Victory for the Blue Gum High Forest Nancy Pallin celebrates the final resolution of a very long campaign to save the Blue Gum High Forest at St Ives in Sydney’s north and outlines the reasons that community action was ultimately successful.