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Dr Michelle Lim featured on Australian Science Channel’s ‘In class with…Climate Special’

During WOMADelaide festival, Dr Michelle Lim hosted a student panel on climate change at Botanic High School. Dr Michelle Lim led a conversation with two of Australia’s most influential, young leaders on Climate Change action, Doha Khan and Harriet O’Shea Carre. As climate change becomes an increasing topic of anxiety for young people, they are often […]

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End of year celebration for the Environment Institute

After a wonderful year of growth, development and success we took the time to reflect on our achievements. Our festive celebration was well attended with a buzz of positivity for this years’ achievements and excitement our future endeavours. See all of the event images from the end of year celebration. Image L-R: Jessie Treloar, Dr Damien […]

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MEDIA: Dr Nengye Liu featured in Podcast – China’s interest in Antarctica

Sustainable Asia, has released its first podcast about China’s Polar Frontiers. This new podcast series explores the international effort to sustainably manage the Southern ocean. Dr Nengye Liu from the Adelaide Law School was a part of the conversation. Antarctica is a global common over which no country has territorial rights. The ocean surrounding the […]

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SEMINAR: Dr Michelle Lim to present findings in South Australian biodiversity law

A member of the Environment Institute, Dr Michelle Lim will present her research outcomes during her Barbara Kidman Fellowship. Title: Making South Australian biodiversity law fit for purpose in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Opportunities Date: Friday 29th November 2019 Time: 1:00pm Where: Moot Court, Ligertwood Building, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Bookings: not required, please add to your […]

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SEMINAR: Unprecedented global biodiversity decline with Dr Michelle Lim

Dr Michelle Lim has been invited to speak to the Centre for Global Food and Resources and the SA branch of the Australasian Agricultural Resource Economics Society. She will present the following seminar. Title: Unprecedented global biodiversity decline – What does this mean for the economy, agriculture and human well-being? Date: Monday 8 July 2019 […]

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EVENT: Saving Biodiversity through Transformative Change

The May 2019 Global Assessment of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report highlighted the critical importance of biodiversity to human well-being. The report, so far the world’s largest biodiversity assessment, also concluded, however, that biodiversity is facing unprecedented threat from human activities with a million species facing extinction if we […]

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China and the Convention on Biological Diversity: A Free Seminar, Tuesday, 30 April

As the world’s second largest economy, China is among the 12 mega-biodiverse countries in the world. Rapid urbanization and industrialization have brought severe threats to and increased pressure on the country’s biodiversity and ecosystem. Prof QIN Tianbao, China’s most prominent international environmental lawyer, will give a presentation regarding China’s role in global efforts to protect […]

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Winner: Associate Professor Seth Westra Wins 2018 SA Climate Leaders Awards

The SA Climate Leaders Awards recognises the achievements of individuals and organisations who take action to address climate change in South Australia. Entries for the 2018 awards were received from many different industries and sectors, including local councils, the building industry, community organisations and more. The Environment Institute had two members nominated for this outstanding award. Associate […]

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