Researchers have worked out that spider webs are gold mines of information when it comes to the difficult job of understanding where animals live.
Findings of a study could help predict which animal species are better positioned to adapt to new environments as climate change impacts global biodiversity.
A deadly disease that hammered the Asian prawn industry has hit Australian producers, sending prawns from NSW's Clarence Estuary into a biosecurity lockdown.
Queensland scientists have developed an environmentally friendly RNA-based spray to help combat myrtle rust, which has wiped out many Australian plants.
The moth that had a horrifying cameo role in The Silence of the Lambs cult classic has shed new light on the mysteries of long-haul insect migrations.
More than 15 million bees have been euthanised across NSW as authorities remain optimistic they can contain the varroa mite.
Australian authorities have beefed up biosecurity measures after the discovery of foot and mouth disease in Bali.
Scientists are seeking to recruit an army of amateur beekeepers to help unravel the reproductive secrets of native stingless bees.
A ecologist says native bees and plants could suffer if the parasitic varroa mite found in NSW takes hold across the country.
Dozens of Australia's most threatened animal species could be saved from extinction with enhanced conservation efforts, a study has found.
New research shows that outdoor types might have their genes to thank for that burning desire to spend time in the bush or at the beach.