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Monthly Archives: January 2012

New Paper: Climate change, variability and conservation impacts in Australia

A new paper written by Environment Institute members Thomas Prowse and Barry Brook has recently been published in the Journal Pacific Conservation Biology. The paper is titled ‘Climate change, variability and conservation impacts in Australia’ and talks about why Australian conservation scientists, managers and decision makers must come to grips with anthropogenic climate change, imposed […]

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Be a guest blogger on the Environment Institute Blog

The Environment Institute encourages our researchers to get involved. Last year we encouraged our members to share their research with the World, through contributing as a guest blogger on the Environment Institute Blog. This initiative will continue in 2012 and we are looking for postgraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, research associates and academic staff to tell […]

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World Heritage listing Study

Environment Institute member Randy Stringer is part of a working group that is studying the economic benefits of World Heritage status for the McLaren Vale region. The study will investigate expected tourism and jobs growth from UNESCO World Heritage listing and will also explore growth in other regions which would be heritage listed in the […]

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Fostering Sustainable Behaviour: Introductory Workshop Adelaide

Bicycle Network Victoria are hosting a workshop by Dr Doug McKenzie-Mohr on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th March in Adelaide. This introductory community-based social marketing workshop will be of interest to those working to promote waste reduction, water and energy efficiency, modal transportation changes, watershed protection, and other sustainable behaviour changes. Those who work to […]

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New Paper: Robust estimates of extinction time in the geological record

A new paper written by Environment Institute members Corey Bradshaw, Alan Cooper and Barry Brook, as well as C.S.M Turney from the University of New South Wales, has recently been published in the Journal Quaternary Science Reviews. The paper is titled ‘Robust estimates of extinction time in the geological record’ and reports on the development […]

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EI Members win 2011 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award – Environmental Sustainability

The 2011 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award for Environmental Sustainability was recently given to Environment Institute members Ken Clarke, Megan Lewis and Bertram Ostendorf, together with Anna Dutkiewicz and Giles Forward of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for their satellite remote sensing tool for monitoring soil erosion risk. This international peer-recognition is in […]

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Career Opportunity: Nature Foundation SA -Conservation Projects Officer

Nature Foundation SA are looking for a full time Conservation Projects Officer to be based in Adelaide. Nature Foundation SA celebrated 30 years of achievement in 2011 as the state’s premier, not-for-profit conservation organisation working with scientists, communities, businesses and governments to conserve South Australia’s precious natural biodiversity. The Foundation now owns or co-owns four […]

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