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Exploring ancient DNA for environmental insights

Ancient environmental DNA (aeDNA) has revolutionised the study of ancient environments and the evolution of living things. It helps researchers unlock secrets found in sediments, ice, and water and has transformed our understanding of past biodiversity across different timescales, from decades to thousands of years ago. The Environment Institute is privileged to support the training […]

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When it comes to happy kids, it’s natural

Today, March 20th, marks the International Day of Happiness 2024, a day which aims to make people around the world realise the importance of happiness within their lives. Being happy is arguably the greatest human goal. Whatever else you are interested in – getting rich, playing a tune on your guitar, growing orchids in the […]

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EVENT: Earth Jam! at the UniBar next month

On the evening of Saturday 10th February the University of Adelaide’s UniBar will come alive in a youth-focused evening for our living world aimed at amplifying and uplifting the South Australian youth voice. The event, hosted by Nature Conservation Society (NCS) and proudly supported by the Environment Institute and Human.Kind Studios, will showcase some of […]

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EVENT: Wild Earth Oceania Film Festival

Get ready for an unforgettable cinematic experience at the Inaugural Wild Earth Oceania Film Festival, taking place in Adelaide from January 16th to 24th. This exciting week-long event features an impressive line-up of short films, as well as Opening and Closing Night Gala functions that are not to be missed. We’re thrilled to announce that […]

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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 […]

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VIDEO: Jon Dee presenting ‘Unleashing the power of trees for healthier communities’

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 […]

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Operationalising One Health in Australia

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 […]

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Giving Day: Citizen Science supports important research

On 31 October the University will hold its inaugural Giving Day.  This will be a 24-hour fundraising challenge where our community has fun, raises awareness about the benefits of philanthropy, and has the chance to make a gift to the cause they are most passionate about at the University of Adelaide. Gifts to our featured funds […]

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Nature of our Urban Home: How Greater Adelaide can support the biodiversity and climate crisis

The Environment Institute had an incredible evening at its second Nature Festival 2023 event titled “Nature of our Urban Home: How Greater Adelaide can support the biodiversity and climate crisis”. Nature of Our Urban Home featured a learned panel of Costa Georgiadis, a landscape architect and television presenter, currently hosting Gardening Australia on ABC, Dr […]

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EVENT: “A Youth Symposium on Human-Nature Connection in the Anthropocene” – 20th November, 2023

The Environment Institute and Jane Goodall Institute Australia are excited to be co-hosting this youth symposium. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to broaden your understanding of the human-nature connection in the Anthropocene. You are invited to this thought-provoking symposium, where we will explore the intricate relationship between humans and nature. This event promises to be enlightening and […]

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