Monthly Archives: November 2009
The “Natural History of the Riverland and Murraylands” is the latest in a series of publications produced by the Royal Society of South Australia detailing the natural history of the state’s regions. Edited by Dr John Jennings, President of the Royal Society of South Australia and Senior Lecturer at the School of Earth and Environmental […]
Podcasts from the Dunstan Environment Dialogues In Australia and around the world, energy demands are on the rise. What must happen to energy generation in the face of issues such as climate change and limited fossil fuel reserves? Should power generation be localised or centralised? Researchers, governments and communities are struggling to agree upon the […]
Mike Young, the director of the Environment Institute was featured in an article in the Higher Education section of the Australian. The article entilted “Dry run for market solution” discussed the future and prospects water management in Australia. Read the article here or peruse Mike’s blog, Water Droplets
Australian scientists are a step closer to creating commercial quantities of clean biofuel using salt-tolerant algae crops. A joint $3.3 million project led by Murdoch University and involving the University of Adelaide, now leads world algae biofuel research. Dr David Lewis from the University of Adelaide’s School of Chemical Engineering says a key aspect of […]
Professor Corey Bradshaw of the Environment Institute appeared on the ABC’s The Midday Report commenting on the recent release of the Red List of Threatened Species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). View the media clip or read Corey’s blog Conservation Bytes for more information.