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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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New report explores disaster risk in Greater Adelaide

The future is always uncertain but it’s best to be prepared, especially when it comes to potential disasters. The Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC (BNHCRC) has published a report exploring the risk of future disasters within Greater Adelaide. The Futures Greater Adelaide 2050: An exploration of disaster risk and the future report is designed to help decision makers plan […]

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Why are scenarios one of the best tools for planning?

Thinking about the future in decision making and planning processes is critical. In this article we look at one of the best tools to do this: Scenario planning. Thinking about the future reveals many questions When we think about how our own lives will change in the future, it is full of uncertainties. Missed or […]

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Holger Maier research team commended by Bushfire CRC

A research project by our very own Professor Holger Maier has been commended for its outstanding outcomes. The project is funded by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre (BNH CRC), a partnership between Australia and New Zealand’s fire and emergency service authorities, land management agencies and non-government organisations. The aim of the BNH CRC is […]

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