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Dr Nina Welti from CSIRO to give April Sprigg Seminar

Dr Nina Welti from CSIRO will be giving a Sprigg Geobiology Series seminar on “Ecological connectivity of the River Murray: How are riverine trophic pathways influenced by river management?” Where: , Mawson Lecture Theatre, Mawson Building, University of Adelaide. When: Friday 20th April, 3-4 pm Dr Welti is investigating what the influence of raising infrastructure assets on […]

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Media Release: Southern Ocean’s health affected by River Murray’s ebb and flow

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found that reductions in the flow of water out of the River Murray could be harmful to marine life in the Southern Ocean. Up until now there has been almost no research into the effect of the river’s flow on the ocean beyond its mouth. In contrast, changes […]

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Young Water Professionals Annual Forum

The Australian Water Association’s SA Branch Young Water Professionals Annual Forum will be held on Thursday 7th June 2012. The forum will examine the current state of the water sector and the political drivers guiding the industry’s future. Topics include: Water reform and the National Water Initiative Managing water resources in a changing climate Adapting […]

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River Murray Public Meeting: Beyond The Draft Plan – Where To From Here?

Environment Institute member David Paton will be speaking at a public meeting on the Murray Darling Basin Authority’s Draft Plan. The meeting, presented by Senator Sarah Hanson-Young and Senator Bob Brown, will discuss the implications of the draft plan and survival of the river system. Speakers include: Senator Bob Brown, Leaders of the Australian Greens […]

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South Australian River Murray floods 2010-2011 breathe life back into river ecosystem! Guest Blogger Dr Anne Jensen

Guest Blogger Dr Anne Jensen gives a summary of her visit to the River Murray Floods. Guest Post by Dr Anne Jensen, Dr Anne Jensen is an environmental consultant with extensive experience in natural resources management particularly relating to water issues and the environment. She is a Consulting Scientist to the Water Research Centre of […]

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Dry River Murray

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 […]

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