WA Fungi

WA Fungi

Did you know there are more fungi in Australia than there are plants? And that we have only discovered about 10% of the fungi in Australia? (Perth Urban Bushland Fungi Project, 2020) Fungi can be grouped into three major types: Multicellular filamentous...
How cool is this – Water Battery

How cool is this – Water Battery

OK, so I know things are a little out of the ordinary at the moment, and we are not too sure of what the near future is going to hold, but wait!! Hold up!! How cool is this innovation from the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Queensland? In partnership with...
Caring for Country in Practice

Caring for Country in Practice

To Indigenous peoples, the term ‘country’ is the relationship between Indigenous people and their land and consists of many factors including flora, fauna, earth, air and water alongside Dreamings (Christopher P Burgess, 2009). Caring for Country was integrated...
Where has all the rain Gone?

Where has all the rain Gone?

It doesn’t take a weather enthusiast to recognise the dry Australian climate.  If you cast your mind back over the last 12 months, it’s hard not to recall the sweltering summer days dominating the year and harder to remember a period of frequent...