Late night chat on Radio National about politics, ecology and the economics of trees. Phillip Adams from ABC’s Late Night Live spoke with Associate Professor Patrick O’Connor, an ecological economist at the University of Adelaide. Patrick works at the The Centre for Global Food and Resources and is an Environment Institute member. Professor David Lindenmayer, Ecologist from the ANU’s […]
The Environment Institute & Fenner School of Environment & Society at the Australian National University present a special presentation by Professor Paul Ehrlich in Canberra on Thursday 21st March 2013. The talk is titled ‘Avoiding a collapse of civilisation – our chances, prospects and pathways forward.’ Professor Ehrlich will then be joined by leading ecological […]
Listen to Merinda Nash talk about her research into the effects of ocean acidification on tropical red algae and the discovery of dolomite.
Listen to the podcast from the recent seminar by Merinda Nash. The Environment Institute’s Sprigg Geobiology Centre presented Merinda Nash from the Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics, Australian National University on Thursday 21st February 2013. The talk was titled ‘Conditions constraining biomineralised dolomite in living tropical calcifying red algae offers insight into past […]
Hear Merinda Nash talk about ocean acidification and opportunities for biologists and geologists to understand both the past and the future.
The Environment Institute’s Sprigg Geobiology Centre presents Merinda Nash from the Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics, Australian National University on Thursday 21st February 2013. The talk is titled ‘Conditions constraining biomineralised dolomite in living tropical calcifying red algae offers insight into past environments’ (See Abstract Below) Where: B18, Ingkarni Wardli Building, The University […]
A team of Researchers, led by Merinda Nash from Australian National University (ANU), have found parts of our coral reefs are more resistant to ocean acidification than first thought. The study was published in the journal Nature Climate Change today (Monday 10th December) and details their analyses of the mineral structure of coralline algae. The […]
The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Environment Institute present a public seminar by Dr Martijn van de Pol from Evolution, Ecology & Genetics, Research School of Biology at the Australian National University on Monday 29th October 2012 at 2:00pm. The Seminar is titled ‘Phenotypic change and population dynamics in a changing environment: […]
Professor Wayne Meyer says we had better get used to a drier River Murray. Recent research into the state of the Murray-Darling Basin shows we need to adapt and adjust downwards our expectations of how much water will be available, writes the University of Adelaide Professor Wayne Meyer. The report from geophysicist Dr Paul Tregonning […]