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Limiting, sharing access to and permitting use of our climate – Professor Mike Young

Professor Mike Young (Centre for Global Food and Resources) is best known for his contribution to the development of robust natural resource and environmental policies. In recent times, his research has focused on the development of market-based approaches to the resolution of water scarcity and quality issues. Here he speaks on ‘Limiting, sharing access to […]

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The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean with Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

At the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology‘s public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders spoke on ‘The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean’. Professor Gillanders is the Deputy Director, Environment Institute and a marine biologist from the University of Adelaide. She is currently leading […]

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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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SEMINAR: Macrogenetics: amplifying the phylogeography of genes in a changing world

The Environmental Institute is proud to be supporting Associate Professor David Nogués-Bravo from the University of Copenhagen over the coming months. He will be presenting a seminar on: Macrogenetics: amplifying the phylogeography of genes in a changing world Date: Thursday 1st August, 2019 Time: 12:00pm Where: Benham Lecture Theatre RSVP: Not required, although please add to your calendar Future […]

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Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell finalist in the 2019 SA Scientist Awards – PhD Research Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell finalist in the 2019 SA Scientist Awards – PhD Research Excellence for her ​PhD in the evolution of cutaneous senses in marine snakes, University of Adelaide. Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell is an influential scientist and science communicator who completed her thesis on the evolution of senses in sea snakes. Dr Crowe-Riddell […]

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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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Join the CRC for Productive Coasts and Industries

Throughout 2019 the opportunity to establish a Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) focused on the issues constraining and challenging industry and environmental productivity in coastal areas has been discussed. Previously known as the CRC for Coastal Health and Wealth this has been updated to CRC for Productive Coasts and Industries. CRC taking shape, express your interest now Through discussion on the proposal […]

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Forum success at ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’

The Environment Institute and the Centre for Energy Technology was excited to host a joint forum ‘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 answered key questions […]

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Tahlia Perry announced as The University of Adelaide STEM Young Achievers Award Winner

We are delighted to announce PHD student Tahlia Perry has won the renown Young Achievers: University of Adelaide STEM Award. Known for her successful EchidnaCSI project, Tahlia’s PHD research focuses on understanding echidna biology and distribution Australia wide in order to better protect them. Echidnas are ecologically and evolutionarily important but conservation efforts are limited by a […]

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Success at the Climate Change Update 2019 – Adelaide

In conjunction with the Australian Capital University (ANU), the Environment Institute hosted a very successful Climate Change Update 2019 Adelaide at the beginning of March. It attracted such a large audience, that it had to be moved into a different lecture theatre! The evening included guest presenter Hon Mark Butler, MP, Shadow Minister for Climate […]

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