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LISTEN: Radio Adelaide Interview about how Climate Change is collapsing food webs

  Environment Institute members Professor Sean Connell, Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, and PhD candidate Silvan Goldenberg spoke to Radio Adelaide recently. They discussed their recently published work on how climate change could possible destabilise our coastal food webs, and what we can do to help. Listen to their full interview Radio Adelaide’s website, or read their […]

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New Paper: Rising CO2, Ocean Acidification and Food Web Collapse

A new paper published in Global Change Ecology shows our coastal food webs could be on the brink of collapse due to rising CO2 levels causing oceans acidification. The research led by Environment Institute Member, Silvan Goldenberg, a PhD candidate found that increased temperature and CO2 levels had an overall detrimental effect on their simulated ocean environment. Environment […]

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Climate adaptation webinar coming to computer near you

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility are hosting a series of webinars to tackle issues in climate adaptation. Each webinar will feature two experts, and provide an opportunity for you, the viewer, to ask questions and join the discussion online. The webinars are free, but registrations is recommended: Trade, Aid and Tourism Under Climate Change […]

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Bellagio Academic Writing Resident Fellowship

Professor Corey Bradshaw (Sir Hubert Chair of Climate Change, School of Biological Sciences and Environment Institute) has been awarded a prestigious Bellagio Academic Writing Resident Fellowship from the Rockefeller Foundation. It is a joint award with Professor Paul Ehrlich (Stanford University) to write a book about a sustainable future of human wellbeing, while based at […]

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Podcast: Flood Forecast

Climate change may have an impact on flooding and so there’s a new area of research aimed at developing faster, more effective tools for forecasting floods. Associate Professor Mark Thyer is one of the team at Adelaide University working in this area. He spoke to Radio Adelaide‘s Ewart Shaw. Listen to the interview..

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New research shows climate change is warming the world’s lakes

Lakes around the world are warming due to climate change. This increase in lake temperatures is threatening ecosystems and fresh water resources across the globe. Associate Professor Justin Brookes from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was one of 64 scientists around the world who took part in research published in the journal Geographical Research […]

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Is nuclear power the climate change solution?

Climate scientist Professor Tom Wigley from the University of Adelaide, and three other leading climatologists, James Hansen, Kerry Emanuel and Ken Caldeira, recently wrote a piece for The Guardian. The article entitled, “Nuclear power paves the only viable path forward on climate change,” discusses the role of nuclear energy as part of the solution to […]

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Podcast: Learning about climate from the distant past

Sarah Martin from Radio Adelaide spoke with Dr JonathanTyler, a paleoclimatologist and isotope geochemist from the University of Adelaide about his research into the history of the earth. Through tracing isotopes in ancient soil samples he is able to see how weather patterns have changed through the ages. Listen to the full interview.

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New paper: Constraints to and conservation implications for climate change adaption in plants

PhD candidate Mr Matthew Christmas, Dr Martin Breed and Professor Andrew Lowe from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently had a new research paper published in Conservation Genetics, entitled “Constraints to and conservation implications for climate change adaption in plants“. Climate change is having a widespread impact on plant and tree populations. This study focuses […]

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Protecting bees from climate change and varroa mites

A recent ABC news story has reported on a project to map bee activity and gain a better understanding of the habitat and food sources needed for their continued survival. The South Australian government and the University of Adelaide have both contributed $300,000 each to the program. “We want to prevent bees dying in the future, […]

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