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Career Opportunity: Nature Foundation SA -Conservation Projects Officer

Nature Foundation SA are looking for a full time Conservation Projects Officer to be based in Adelaide. Nature Foundation SA celebrated 30 years of achievement in 2011 as the state’s premier, not-for-profit conservation organisation working with scientists, communities, businesses and governments to conserve South Australia’s precious natural biodiversity. The Foundation now owns or co-owns four […]

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Darwin’s Mistake: Creationism, Cultural Evolution and Conservation

Listen to Paul Ehrlich speak about Charles Darwin, creationism, cultural evolution and conservation. The Environment Institute was pleased to present Professor Paul Ehrlich, one of the world’s leading experts on population, who is visiting Adelaide during November. Paul presented his first of three seminars at the University of Adelaide titled: “Darwin’s Mistake: Creationism, Cultural Evolution […]

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A World of Hurt Podcast Available

The podcast from Corey Bradshaw’s Research Tuesday Talk “A World of Hurt” is now available. Further information including links to the official video and a short interview via Corey’s blog.

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Free Public Seminar with Hugh Possingham – Why Monitor the Environment?

Free public event with Hugh Possingham on Tuesday May 18 at the University of Adelaide. Professor Hugh Possingham is currently the Director of the Ecology Centre at The University of Queensland. Hugh has over 290 publications, 5300 Web of Science citations and a lab of 32 students and staff. Work from his lab helped stop […]

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Two Super Science Fellowships for the Environment Institute.

The Environment Institute has won two of Federal Govenment’s Super Science Fellowships. The aim of these fellowships is to attract and retain outstanding early-career researchers. The fellowships have been awarded to this institute to examine environmental DNA barcoding and genomics, develop methods for rapid visual analysis of ecosystem change and improved climate change modelling approaches. […]

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William Laurance “Diagnosis Critical” Podcasts Now Available

William Laurance “Diagnosis Critical” podcasts now available. The forests of the world are in crisis. The drive for continued economic growth has had devastating consequences for the world’s ecosystems that provide critical human services. Forests are a haven for countless plant and animal species that form the basis of ecological services, these services are the […]

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Rebirth of the Bilby

Easter in Australia involves not only the ubiquitous chocolate bunnies and eggs but also the native Bilby. Since the 1990s chocolate bilbies have been appearing on in Australian shops around Easter time. These Easter Bilbies are an Australian alternative to rabbits, which in Australia are considered invasive pests and cause extensive damage to native species […]

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William Laurance in Adelaide

William Laurance is visiting The University of Adelaide 29- 31 March, and is speaking at two free public events. William Laurance is a leading conservation biologist who has worked internationally on numerous high-profile threats to tropical forests—in the Amazon, Central America, Africa, and Australasia. A highly prolific scientist, to date he has published five books […]

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ConservationBytes ranked #12 on GreenTopSites.com

Congratulations to Corey Bradshaw! ConservationBytes.com has been ranked 12th for all sites on GreenTopSites.com Conservation Bytes is getting over 180 visits a day. Green Top Sites provides a ranked list of all the best green websites on the internet, rankings are based on the number of people who visit the sites each day. Corey is […]

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