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New Paper – Leaf morphology shift: new data and analysis support climate link

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Greg Guerin and Andrew Lowe has recently been published in the Journal Biology Letters. The paper titled ‘Leaf morphology shift: new data and analysis support climate link’ is following on from a previous paper written by Dr Guerin, Haixia Wen and Professor Lowe (‘Leaf morphology shift in response […]

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NCCARF Fact Sheets – Wildlife corridors and climate change adaptation

The Adaptation Research Network for Terrestrial Biodiversity is one of eight research networks administered by the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF). It is hosted by James Cook University in Townsville, north Queensland. NCCARF are producing a series of information sheets covering different areas of climate change and the environment. Information sheet number 6 […]

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Australian Biodiversity Month – Introducing ‘Biodiversity Revolution’

September is Australian Biodiversity month! Biodiversity Month is held each year and aims to promote the importance of protecting, conserving and improving biodiversity both within Australia and across the world. Professor Andrew Lowe, Director of the Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity (ACEBB) says that, “We are in the midst of the greatest biodiversity […]

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New Paper: Anthropogenic landscape change promotes asymmetric dispersal and limits regional patch occupancy in a spatially structured bird population

A new paper involving Environment Institute member Andrew Lowe as well as David Pavlacky Jr (University of Queensland), Hugh Possingham (University of Queensland), Peter Prentis (Queensland University of Technology), David Green (Simon Fraser University) and Anne Goldizen (University of Queensland) has been published in the Journal of Animal Ecology. The paper titled ‘Anthropogenic landscape change […]

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Shrinking leaves point to climate change

Environment Institute researchers have discovered that recent climate change is causing leaves of some Australian plants to narrow in size. The results are published online today in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters, and involve Environment Institute members Greg Guerin, Haixia Wen (also Chongqing University of Technology) and Andrew Lowe (also DENR). The study, which […]

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Multi-species distribution modelling highlights the Adelaide Geosyncline, South Australia, as an important continental-scale arid-zone refugium

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Greg Guerin and Andrew Lowe has recently been published in the Journal of Austral Ecology. The paper titled ‘Multi-species distribution modelling highlights the Adelaide Geosyncline, South Australia, as an important continental-scale arid-zone refugium‘ investigates the discussion surrounding the mainland portion of the Adelaide Geosyncline as an important arid-zone […]

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National SHaRED system to protect lifetime of research

Environmental scientists right across Australia will have access to a ground breaking system for storing and publishing all-important data collected in the field thanks to a new online tool being developed by University of Adelaide scientists. “This project is aimed at safeguarding many lifetimes of vital information collected about Australian ecosystems,” says Professor Andrew Lowe […]

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Research Tuesdays: Life strikes back – Video now available

Environment Institute member Professor Andrew Lowe presented the latest Research Tuesdays seminar held by the University of Adelaide on Tuesday 8th May. The seminar was titled ‘Life strikes back – How the explosion of knowledge in genomics is enhancing our ability to conserve species’ and explored the positive story unfolding in the field of biodiversity […]

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Research Tuesdays – Life strikes back

The next installment in the University of Adelaide’s Research Tuesdays series involves Environment Institute member Professor Andrew Lowe. The seminar, titled ‘Life Strikes Back – How the explosion of knowledge in genomics is enhancing our ability to conserve species’ will explore the positive story unfolding in the field of biodiversity genomics. Andy Lowe will explain […]

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Official launch of TREND

The official launch of TREND – Transects for Environmental Monitoring and Decision Making – will be held on Friday 27th April at the National Wine Centre. TREND is a component of the Long Term Ecological Research Network, a long-term environmental monitoring program dedicated to recording information on Australian ecosystems and key species. TREND will be […]

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