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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Podcast: Ocean acidification does more than damage reefs

Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken talks with The Wire radio about how ocean acidification not only directly effects marine life, but also indirectly by changing fish behaviours, such as how they source food or avoid predators for example. Listen to the audio.  

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Palaeo Down Under 2 – Australasian Palaeontologists Conference

Australasian Palaeontologists (AAP) cordially invites all palaeontologists from Australia, New Zealand and around the world to participate in Palaeo Down Under 2 (PDU2) in Adelaide (South Australia) on 11-15 of July 2016. A full conference programme is proposed, covering all aspects of palaeontology and associated disciplines. Dedicated symposia on the Ediacaran and Cambrian systems will be a highlight of the programme, under […]

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Podcast: achieving global water goals

Turning on a tap and receiving clean, safe water in our homes is often taken for granted. But, for many people across the globe that simply isn’t reality. Reliable access to water and adequate sanitation are key to better outcomes in life, such as employment and education. How can we develop more simple, low cost […]

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Media Release: Alien plants and animals drive native species to extinction

Accidentally or deliberately introduced species are the second most common threat associated with recent global extinctions of animals and plants, a new study from the University of Adelaide and UCL, in the UK, has found. These ‘alien species’ have spread beyond their natural distributions by both deliberate and accidental human intervention since transnational shipping started […]

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Podcast: Wombats from Space

Join Ewart Shaw from Radio Adelaide on his show Orbit, as he talks with the Environment Institute’s Michael Swinbourne. Swinbourne explores the underground burrows of wombats. But how do you explore a wombat burrow without destroying it or disturbing the wombat? The solution- Radar! Listen to the podcast to find out more.

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Vodcast: Animal Dawn

Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido presented his talk ‘Animal Dawn’ to a full house at the recent Research Tuesdays Seminar Series. Diego’s talk tracing the rise of animal life on Earth can be viewed below: Visit the new Edicaran Gallery at the South Australian Museum to see some of the oldest fossil examples of complex, multicellular animal […]

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Media Release: Sea snake researcher among 2016 Fulbright scholars

A University of Adelaide PhD student exploring the sensory biology of sea snakes has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to continue her studies in the United States of America. Jenna Crowe-Riddell is among just 30 to receive a 2016 Australian-American Fulbright Scholarship, and will be commencing at the University of Florida later this year to […]

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Podcast: Who Dun It? Us

Join Ewart Shaw from Radio Adelaide on his show Orbit, as he talks with the Environment Institute’s Dr Frederik Saltre. Dr Saltre takes us back to the days of the megafauna – those almost-mythical Australian creatures that were like up-scaled versions of kangaroos, wombats and emus. The evidence is stacking up that humans were the cause […]

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Podcast: Exploring the dawn of animal life

When did animal life begin on Earth? ARC Future Fellow Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido from University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute spoke with Sarah Martin from The Sound of Science about how his fossil research can help answer questions about the distant past. Sites in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges and Emu Bay, Kangaroo Island are of particular interest […]

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Media release: Radar reveals the hidden secrets of wombat warrens

For the first time ever, researchers from the University of Adelaide have been able to non-invasively study the inner workings of wombat warrens, with a little help from ground-penetrating radar. Despite being the faunal emblem of South Australia, very little is known about the burrowing habits of the southern hairy-nosed wombat. As part of a […]

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