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Adelaide is losing 75,000 trees a year. Tree-removal laws must be tightened if we want our cities to be liveable and green

Large areas of concrete and asphalt absorb and radiate heat, creating an “urban heat island effect”. It puts cities at risk of overheating as they are several degrees warmer than surrounding areas. Large areas of concrete and asphalt absorb and radiate heat, creating an “urban heat island effect”. It puts cities at risk of overheating […]

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EVENT: Unleashing the power of trees for healthier communities

The Environment Institute and Green Adelaide are thrilled to be hosting a Public Lecture by Jon Dee. The evening will be an exciting event focused on harnessing the incredible potential of trees to create healthier communities followed by an engaging Q&A panel discussion. Trees are continuously undervalued in urban environments. Trees support community wellbeing, increase […]

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Trees for Good Project: Budding scientists barking up the right tree

There’s not much that kids love more than digging holes in dirt. And last week, a group of students from Alberton Primary School got their hands dirty planting their own trees with the launch of an exciting new project. Trees for Good, the brainchild of Environment Institute’s Professor Bob Hill from the Department of Ecology and […]

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Discovering drivers of habitat hotspots with community science

One of the overwhelming messages from this federal election is that Australians care deeply about protecting our environment. We see this not only in our polling booths, but increasingly, also in the way communities partner with us on science that protects our planet. Environment Institute researchers are leading the way with ‘community science’, an innovative […]

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Adelaide rallies to become the world’s second National Park City

A courageous bid has been launched for Adelaide to become Australia’s first National Park City, as South Australians show overwhelming support for urgent action on climate change. In doing so, Adelaide will boost its global recognition, funding, migration and action against climate change. Green Adelaide is overseeing the campaign to have Greater Adelaide awarded National […]

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