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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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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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Welcome new EI Advisory Board members

The Environment Institute would like to welcome three new Advisory Board members: Bruce Northcote, Director, Office DV&VP(R) Ms Elanie Bensted, Chief Executive of ZooSA Professor Chris Daniels, Director Cleland Wildlife Park. Prof. Bruce Northcote is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Engagement) within the Division of Research & Innovation at the University of Adelaide. He is also CEO of […]

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ZoosSA Appoints Professor Kris Helgen as New Board Member

We are delighted to announce that members of the Royal Zoological Society of South Australia have voted the Environment Institute’s Professor Kris Helgen as their newest Board member. Professor Helgen said he was, “excited by the opportunity for maintaining excellent rapport between the University and Adelaide and Monarto Zoos.” Professor Helgen is an expert on mammal evolution and […]

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NRM Science Conference 2018

NRM Science Conference & Dinner Event 2018

We are delighted to be hosting the NRM Science Conference 2018 on our beautiful grounds, at the Adelaide University on the 10th & 11th of April 2018. This conference is a chance to showcase the NRM science underpinning environmental decision making, policy and management in South Australia. Building on the success of the first two conferences, […]

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Bees hold the key to Unlocking Increased Crop Yields

What’s all the buzz about? Researchers from the University of Adelaide are mapping the activity of honeybees and native pollinators in areas of revegetation and native vegetation around different crops in South Australia. They will create a short-list of the most useful pollinating species and identify the plants used by the pollinators as sources of […]

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Water Wednesday: Unconventional Gas seminar presentations now online.

The presentations from the Water Wednesday on June 18 are now online. The seminar was presented by The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Branch of the Australian Water Association and showcased presentations from Professor Martin Kennedy, Mr Colin Cruickshank and Prof Craig Simmons. Professor Martin Kennedy from the Environment gave a presentation entitled […]

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Water Wednesday: Unconventional Gas – where to from here?

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Branch of the Australian Water Association would like to invite you to the next Water Wednesday entitled: Unconventional Gas- where to from here? The global demand for energy will drive the exploitation of numerous forms of fossil fuel. Australia is well placed to supply some of these […]

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From Birdsong Metrics to Ancient Arctic DNA: Selected Publications from the 1st Quarter, 2014

In the first quarter of 2014, researchers at The Environment Institute have published on a vast array of topics, from Ancient DNA in the Arctic, to birdsongs to recommendations for improvements to guidelines such as the Ecological Footprint in order to better inform policy makers. A selection of these publications is listed below. 1. Fifty […]

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Water Wednesday: Innovative water efficiency – next generation irrigation.

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Branch of the Australian Water Association would like to invite you to the next Water Wednesday on Innovative water efficiency – next generation irrigation. A cap on irrigation diversions in South Australia was introduced in 1978 and improved irrigation practices were launched in the South Australian Riverland […]

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