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Brain tumours in two Bactrian camels: A histiocytic sarcoma and a meningioma

Molenaar, F., A. C. Breed, E. Flach, I. McCandlish, A. Pocknell, T. Strike, A. Routh, M. Taema, and B. Summers. 2009. Brain tumours in two Bactrian camels: A histiocytic sarcoma and a meningioma. Veterinary Record 164:684-688.

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Is water a limiting factor for population growth in South Australia?

Listen to the podcast of Professor Graeme Hugo presenting his seminar, Is water a limiting factor for population growth in South Australia? Graeme Hugo is Professorial Research Fellow, Professor with the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies and Director of the National Centre for Social Applications of GIS at the University of Adelaide. His current […]

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Agrarian Landscapes, the Environment and World Heritage Sites: Why our region should apply?

Listen to the podcast of Professor Randy Stringer presenting his seminar, Agrarian Landscapes, the Environment and World Heritage Sites: Why our region should apply? Abstract: World Heritage Sites bring economic, social and cultural benefits to their communities. Along with global prestige comes increased investment, new business opportunities and potential ‘reputation premiums’ for local products. So, […]

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ENVISIONING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Listen to a podcast of Sam Wells sharing his thoughts on envisioning a sustainable future… Everywhere we look these days, we are confronted by challenges to global sustainability – climate change, water shortage, food shortage, community fragmentation, poverty, species extinction, deforestation…the list goes on. Many people are concerned, but it’s clear that our collective response […]

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Miguel Araújo Shifting species distributions under climate change

Listen to a podcast of Prof. Miguel Araújo from the National Museum of Natural Sciences in Madrid, Spain entitled “Shifting species distributions under climate change”. This seminar is brought to you by The Environment Institute at The University of Adelaide.

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What is the future of the Lower Lakes?

Listen to Dr Kane Aldridge’s podcast from the Environment Institute Science Seminar Series.

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TERN jobs currently advertised

Two positions for the Adelaide node of the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) are currently advertised on the University of Adelaide’s job website: Eco-informatics Co-ordinator Ecosystem Monitoring Network Co-ordinator The application deadline is Friday 21 August 2009.

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Convergence of culture, ecology and ethics: management of feral swamp buffalo in northern Australia

Albrecht, G., McMahon, C., Bowman, D. & Bradshaw, C. J. A. 2009. Convergence of culture, ecology and ethics: management of feral swamp buffalo in northern Australia. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 22, 361-378. DOI: 10.1007/s10806-009-9158-5

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Harvard Climate Symposium

Congratulations to Fiona Paton and Simon Divecha for being awarded grants by the Go8 to attend the prestigious Harvard Climate Symposium. Listen to Fiona talk about her research [podcast 1.47MB mp3].

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Craig Moritz climate change and tropical rainforests

Listen to a podcast of Professor Craig Moritz, Director of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley entitled “Impacts of past and future climate change on diversity tropical rainforests”. This ACEBB seminar is brought to you by The Environment Institute at The University of Adelaide.

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