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SEMINAR: Expert to deliver on coral reef bright spots Prof. Josh Cinner

Visiting from James Cook University, Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies Prof. Josh Cinner is an expert reef biodiversity conservation. He focuses on socioeconomic factors which can influence the way people use, perceive and govern coral reefs and will be visiting the University of Adelaide to deliver a public seminar titled: Locating and learning from bright […]

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Predicting publishing success in scientists.

A provocative new study suggests it is straightforward to predict which academics will succeed as publishing scientists. Those who publish earlier and more often while young are typically the long-term winners. “We were really surprised,” said Professor William Laurance of James Cook University in Cairns, Australia, who led the study. “It doesn’t matter if you […]

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Saving forests? Take a leaf from insurance industry’s book

A group of environmental scientists, including Environment Institute member Professor Corey Bradshaw, say a problem-ridden economic model designed to slow deforestation can be improved by applying key concepts from the insurance industry. REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) is a UN-promoted scheme that allows countries to trade in carbon credits to keep forests […]

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