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ABC Adelaide interviews Assoc. Prof. Diego García-Bellido

A love and dedication to South Australian fossils will be shared at Science in the Pub. This week, Diego was interviewed by David Bevan about the upcoming, sold out Science in the Pub event he will be speaking at. He says the lack of forest in South Australia allows the exposure of rocks, making our state the perfect place […]

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Australian bushfires – expert reaction from Professor Bob Hill

Recently, the director of the Environment Institute and paleobotanist Professor Bob Hill, spoke to the Australian Science Media Centre about the devastating fires raging over the Australian countryside. He had this to say: “The fires around Australia are tragic at many levels and the cost in human life and of animals, both domestic and native, is […]

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Blue coastal carbon is set to be the new ‘boom’ for coastal communities

A little known secret about Australian seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes is the ability to capture and store more carbon than the plants on dry land. South Australia is set up to protect and expand these ecosystems, whilst making money in the process for coastal communities. Plants growing in these watery places capture and store more […]

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The 2019 Wilkins Oration “Wilkins in the Air” with Laura Kissel

The Wilkins Foundation presents Laura Kissel, Senior Curator of Ohio State University’s Byrd Polar and Climate Research Centre, the world’s premier Wilkins archive to deliver the 2019 Wilkins Oration. Date: Thursday 31st of October, 2019 Time: 6.30pm registration for 7.00pm start Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide Tickets: $20, book now What is it […]

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Fossilised ‘Giant’ discovered on Kangaroo Island

Fossils of a giant new species from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites have been found on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. The finding is adding important insights to our knowledge of the Cambrian ‘explosion’, the greatest diversification event in the history of life on Earth, when almost all animal groups suddenly appeared over […]

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Water Research Centre members honoured at AWA awards night.

At the recent South Australia Australian Water Association Annual Awards, two members of the Water Research Centre were honoured with awards. Graeme Dandy was awarded The Premier’s Water Medal for 2013. The award recognises an eminent individual for outstanding contribution to the South Australian water industry or management or conservation of water in the state. […]

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SA Climate Change Adaptation Showcase

The South Australian Climate Change Adaptation Showcase will be held on Thursday 14th March 2013. You will hear the latest in climate science and also how practitioners from around South Australia are working at the local level to determine the best response for their region. Environment Institute members Professor Andy Lowe, Professor Wayne Meyer and […]

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New Paper: Predicting the Distribution of Commercially Important Invertebrate Stocks under Future Climate

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Bayden Russell, Sean Connell, Camille Mellin (also Australian Institute of Marine Science), Barry Brook, Owen Burnell and Damien Fordham has recently been published in the journal PLOS One. The journal titled ‘Predicting the Distribution of Commercially Important Invertebrate Stocks under Future Climate’ projected the future distribution and numbers […]

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The Sprigg Geobiology Centre Launch

The Environment Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a new research centre at the University of Adelaide, the Sprigg Geobiology Centre. The Sprigg Geobiology Centre is a new initiative of the University of Adelaide, developing expertise within geobiology. It aims to understand how organisms both alter and evolve in response to the environment, […]

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New Report: A stock assessment and future management report on the Australian Sardine

A new report titled ‘Movement patterns and stock structure of Australian sardine, Sardinops sagax, off South Australia and the East Coast: implications for future stock assessment and management‘ helps to determine the structure and movement of sardines off South Australia and the east coast of Australia to provide advice to stakeholders. By analysing the facts […]

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