Monthly Archives: November 2023
The natural world has a powerful impact on our lives, from our experiences as children right through to adulthood. But how do we stay connected and replenish our ‘nature reserves’? How can we find the time in our increasingly busy lives to ensure that we’re getting the full benefits of nature and fill our ‘nature […]
Australasian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network Conference, Adelaide 14-17 November 2023 – ‘AMSN 2023 – Living Coasts’.
Community members, environmental managers, interstate and international researchers will gather in Adelaide this week to celebrate, discuss and review the status of the natural ‘Living Coasts’ of the Australasian region. The 2023 Australasian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network (AMSN) conference will be opened by SA Environment Minister Dr Susan Close on Tuesday 14th Nov and is […]
On October 25 this year, the Environment Institute and Green Adelaide had the pleasure of hosting Mr Jon Dee for a public lecture on ‘Unleashing the power of trees for healthier communities’, another instalment in our Hope and Wonder Series. Jon, who is the co-founder of National Tree Day and One Tree Per Child, explained […]
Despite our remarkable advances in modern medicine and public health, we are still facing the persistent emergence of new diseases. The relentless pace of urbanisation, coupled with intensive food production and agricultural practices, has resulted in a staggering 75% of emerging infectious diseases linked to animals. Demographic shifts, societal upheavals, and behavioural changes have given […]
A big congratulations to these Environment Institute members for their ARC Discovery Project successes this week, collectively totalling almost $2.4 million in grant funding. With a success rate of only 16%, these are great achievements. Associate Professor Damien Fordham, Theme Leader of the Climate and Biodiversity Theme in the EI and also from School of […]