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Strengthening Australia and Vietnam partnerships: Advancing research and understanding on designing and operating high integrity blue carbon market

Vietnam, with its long coastline, is vulnerable to climate change impacts. Coastal forests, thought of as a ‘protection forest’, make up just 3.5% of the total national forest area but they play a substantial role in generating local livelihood incomes, mitigating the impacts of storm surges and coastal erosion, and supporting carbon sequestration and biodiversity […]

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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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Highlights from the 1st Australian and New Zealand eDNA Conference

Over 370 delegates from 17 different countries attended the 1st Australian and New Zealand Environmental DNA (eDNA) Conference, held last month at the Grand Chancellor Hotel in Hobart, Tasmania. The Environment Institute was recently represented by several of its members at the Conference. Originally scheduled for March 2022, the conference was postponed as the organising […]

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Project Coorong’s World Wetlands Day Science Forum

Environment Institute members joined the Goyder Institute’s for Water Research Project ‘Coorong’s World Wetlands Day Science Forum’ held in Goolwa earlier this year. The Science Forum gave members of the local community the opportunity to hear about the research underway in the Coorong. Goyder Institute researchers’ shared their findings to date across the different components […]

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Top twelve finalists visit University of Adelaide for Planetfix Competition

Over summer, a group of climate action-orientated year 8 to 12  students participated in a writing workshop held at the University of Adelaide. The school-aged students attended the University to learn about the research our Environment Institute members are undertaking. Students entered the competition answering “In 50 words or less, what your best solution to climate […]

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Australian and New Zealand postgraduate training in systematics

The sixth annual postgraduate workshop will be run at the University of Adelaide in June 2020. Date: Sunday 14th June – Friday 19th June 2020 Where: University of Adelaide, South Australia Bookings: Expressions of interest including: Name Year PhD started Department/School Project title Sent to Professor Andy Austin: andy.austin@adelaide.edu.au This workshop will include advanced level training […]

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SEMINAR: Visiting Dr Seraina Klopfstein presenting on parasitoid wasps

Researcher from Naturhistorisches Museum, Switzerland visiting the University of Adelaide. Dr Seraina Klopfstein will be presenting on: Title: Pleasures and perils of dating trees with fossils. An example from pimpliform parasitoid wasps (hymenoptera, ichneumonidae) Date: Friday 29th November 2019 Time: 12:10pm – 1:00 pm Location: Benham Lecture Theatre, Benham Building, North Terrace Campus Cost: Free, no bookings […]

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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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SA Threatened Plant Translocation Workshop

The Environment Institute was proud to help sponsor the SA Threatened Plant Translocation Workshop held on Friday 3 May 2019 at The University of Adelaide. The event had 12 speakers presenting to 57 participants, which represent over 10 volunteer groups, two universities, landcare groups, government departments, local councils, NGOs, consultancies and a winemaker! Material in […]

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WORKSHOP: Threatened flora translocation 3rd May 2019

The ‘threatened flora translocation workshop’ aims to improve the conservation of South Australia’s threatened plant species by inspiring and equipping practitioners to use best practice when establishing or maintaining self-sustaining populations through translocation. Date: Friday 3rd May 2019 Time: 9.00 – 4.00 pm, catered Venue: Ingkarni Wardli Conference Room, Level 7, Ingkarni Wardli Building, University of […]

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