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EVENT: South Australian Coastal Conference 7 – 8 November 2019

The Environment Institute is proudly sponsoring the upcoming 2019 South Australian Coastal Conference. This two day event will consist of a number of experts speaking about our coasts. When: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th of November 2019 Where: University of Adelaide Bookings: 2019 South Australian Coastal Conference This year the SA Coastal conference will have a number […]

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VIDEO: Professor Richard Parncutt – The Human Cost of Climate Change

The Environment Institute recently hosted Professor Richard Parncutt, from University of Graz, Austria when he visited the University of Adelaide as he toured Australia, delivering his lecture series. Whilst travelling, he aimed to leave low-carbon footprint and declared this would be his last international trip. Although quite a grim presentation at times, Professor Parncutt advised on […]

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Transition Film Festival 2019 – Adelaide

The Transition Film Festival will once again deliver quality world-class, thought-provoking films during October 2019. Locations: Adelaide Sustainability Centre, The Marion Cultural Centre, UniSA, Mawson Lakes When: October 2019 Time: 7:00pm Tickets: bookings via Eventbrite The festival is supported by Conservation SA and the Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board and curated by Transitions Film […]

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Schools for climate strike Adelaide 2019

As the movement for climate change builds, the ‘Schools for Climate Strike’ was held on Friday 20th September 2019. Up to 20,000 people attended in Adelaide and up to 350,000 people were in attendance at various strikes throughout Australia. Around the world, millions of people gathered to strike events. Image: Crowd of all ages at Tarntanyangga […]

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The Past and Future Ecologies of Australasian Kelp Forests

Australian and New Zealand researchers have joined forces to document their view of kelp forests. In this review published by Cambridge University Press, the team was able to use biogeographic perspective to synthesise the processes that create variation in the spatial extent and persistence of kelp forests in Australia and New Zealand (NZ). Due to evolution, […]

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Expressions of interest – Planetary Health Research Planning Session

The Environment Institute is calling for expressions of interest from both internal and external researchers, who would like to be involved in the development of an overarching Planetary Health research plan. Over recent years there has been growing recognition of the Anthropocene, defined as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence […]

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What will the future hold after the Amazon fires? With Professor Bob Hill

The recent evidence for extensive fires in the Amazon Basin paints a devastating picture that we should all be concerned about. It seems that the problem of acquiring new farmland has taken on a new life in Brazil and much of the problem we are seeing is the result of forests being burnt to provide […]

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EVENT: Sprigg Lecture Series with Prof. Bob Hill and Dr. Mika Peace

The next Sprigg lecture series will be have two engaging speakers who will present their two perspectives on Australia’s relationship with wild fire – the evolution of fire-adapted vegetation, and how complex weather patterns drive fire behaviour in the Australian landscape. Title: Australia’s tempestuous relationship with wild fire – past, present and future When: Tuesday, 12 November […]

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52 Climate Actions – How you can make positive changes daily

A number of international, permaculture organisations have joined forces to promote permaculture based solutions to climate change. This eventuated after the International Permaculture Convergence declaration to the Paris Climate Conference in 2015. The aim of this partnership is to: help people understand their personal power in tackling climate change show people the best responses to climate […]

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VIDEO: Panel discussion for Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways

This is the final panel discussion of the Environment Institute and the Centre for Energy Technology joint forum for ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ on the 29th of April 2019. The forum brought together scientific experts who presented their perspectives of different options to meet our emissions targets by 2050 and […]

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