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Environment Institute presence at High Flyers Think Tank

Dr Davina White and Dr Kane Aldridge both members of the Environment Institute and from the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences at The University of Adelaide, recently attended the “Australian Academy of Sciences High Flyers Think Tank” in Brisbane. Davina and Kane were the only two University of Adelaide candidates to be nominated and […]

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Environment Institute Members get involved with Earth Station

Attending WOMAD Earth Station this Friday, Saturday and Sunday? Make sure you get along and hear Environment Institute members presenting as part of the sustainability program for this year’s festival. Environment Institute members involved are: Our Executive Director, Mike Young, will be hosting a session 1pm on Saturday in the University of Adelaide Pavillion called […]

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ACEBB Seminar – “New approaches to resolving deep phylogenetic questions in animal evolution”

Download a podcast of Professor Gonzalo Giribet’s presentation on “New approaches to resolving deep phylogenetic questions in animal evolution”, presented by the Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity on Friday 7th October. Gonzalo Giribet is a Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Invertebrates in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, at Harvard University. […]

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Resilience to Blooms – Published in Science

Justin Brookes, Director of the Water Research Centre at The University of Adelaide, and Caylean Carey have had an article published in Science today. The article is titled ‘Resilience to Blooms’ Science 7 October 2011: Vol. 334 no. 6052 pp. 46-47 DOI: 10.1126/science.1207349 ABSTRACT Cyanobacterial blooms (see the figure) present health risks worldwide for humans […]

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Sleepwalking to Catastrophe – Guest Blogger Fiona Heinrichs

Guest Blogger Fiona Heinrichs explains why the grim future of the climate catastrophe requires more than optimism. Guest Post by Fiona Heinrichs, Fiona is an Arts (Hons) graduate of Macquarie University. A climate change activist and sustainable Australia advocate, she has a particular interest in the relationship between environmental sustainability, population growth and economics. She […]

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Leadership and Climate Change

Download the podcast from the Leadership and Climate Change event, presented by The Environment Institute and the Leaders Institute of South Australia. The common thread on the night was vision – holding it, enabling it, moving our society to focus more on the future. However, the fact that we don’t currently have this is quite […]

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