Rangers gain vital skills to care for Country
Ranger trainees from across the Top End are working to become certified through the 'Ranger Ready' program, combining traditional knowledge with conservation training.
Study shows links between Australia’s false killer whales and endangered groups from Hawaii
False killer whales off the Northern Australia coast need their conservation status reviewed because of similarities they share with groups from Hawaii listed as Endangered in the USA, a Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher says.
New program to upskill arts students with STEM knowledge
A new STEM program at Charles Darwin University (CDU) is set to entice arts and humanities students into science, technology and innovation, with the start of a new Advances in Science and Technology subject.
Calling all bright sparks to light up NT National Science Week
Bright ideas for innovative science engagement projects are being called on to entertain and inspire at the 2023 National Science Week in the Territory.
New fire-edge maps helping to understand how landscapes stop fires
A land’s topography and landscape features have an influence on how fires behave, which is why local knowledge is vital in fire management.
Major investment urgently needed to protect Litchfield National Park from gamba grass
New research has warned that almost 30% of Litchfield National Park could be infested with the invasive weed gamba grass within a decade.
CDU student’s app aids construction safety in remote NT communities
A former Charles Darwin University (CDU) student has developed an augmented reality app to aid construction safety training in remote NT communities, and assist First Nations workers to learn and work on country while improving local housing.
New course to equip students for the digitisation of manufacturing
Charles Darwin University (CDU)’s North Australia Centre for Autonomous Systems, in partnership with RMIT University, the Australian Government’s Department of Education, and the Northern Territory Government, has developed the Diploma of Advanced Manufacturing to assist NT manufacturers in transitioning to Industry 4.0.
Does increasing farm productivity relieve pressure on remaining natural areas? A new study suggests no, except where Indigenous people manage the land
Increasing farming intensity increases pressure to clear remnant native vegetation, a new study has shown. It is the opposite of what was expected.