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Harnessing Passion to Drive Sustainability: Insights from the Uraidla Sustainability Fair

As environmental scientists, we spend a lot of time studying global trends and problems – like climate change, habitat loss and species extinction. We build models, predict scenarios, write reports, and hang our heads in misery. Global environmental sustainability challenges are as immense as they are daunting. And while it is important to continue championing […]

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New Podcast series – EcoFuturists

Planning for the future and breaking new ground across industries must involve improving our natural environment along the way. Our lives and livelihoods depend on it. A podcast series is now available, with episodes uploaded regularly, in which we hear from people leading the way, not only in imagining, but also providing solutions for a […]

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Lian Pin Koh joins council for sustainable palm oil

Indonesia is at the centre of the palm oil industry. As the demand for palm oil increases around the world, concerns about the environmental impacts – including large-scale deforestation, loss of species’ habitat and forest fires – intensify. In response to this, a new initiative has been established to aid farmers in the sustainable production […]

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National Tree Day 28 July

National Tree Day on Sunday 28 July and School Tree Day on Friday 26 July combine to make Australia’s largest tree planting event. National Tree Day present Australians with an opportunity to give something back to the environment we live in by planting native trees, grasses and shrubs in the local community. National Tree Day […]

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New paper: Evaluating options for sustainable energy mixes in South Korea using scenario analysis

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Corey Bradshaw and Barry W. Brook has recently been published in the journal Energy. The paper, titled Evaluating options for sustainable energy mixes in South Korea using scenario analysis, examines the possibilities for sustainable energy generation in South Korea. ABSTRACT To mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, coal-fired electricity infrastructure […]

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Guest Speaker Paul Ehrlich podcast now available

The podcast for the presentation by Professor Paul Ehrlich is now available for download. The Environment Institute and the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University presented Professor Paul Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies in the department of Biological Sciences at Stanford University on Thursday 21 March 2013 in Canberra. […]

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‘China’s Economic Growth, Energy and Environmental Sustainability’ – Confucius Institute’s China Briefing

Environment Institute member Simon Divecha is taking part in the next ‘China Briefing’ event held by the University of Adelaide’s Confucius Institute on Wednesday 11th July. The Confucius Institute’s China Briefings provide up to date knowledge of the most recent developments in China’s political, economic and cultural spheres that are of the most concern to […]

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WOMAD Earth Station Festival Preliminary Line Up

Earth Station, WOMAD’s new festival, is an opportunity to receive and transmit ideas, issues and solutions towards a more sustainable planet. This innovative event melds the intellectual and cultural energies of leading scientific minds with a performance program featuring some of the world’s most accomplished and diverse musicians. The festival audience will be inspired by […]

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David Suzuki

Listen to a podcast of David Suzuki presenting The Legacy: an elder’s vision for our sustainable future. The Legacy is David Suzuki’s response to the question, If you had one last lecture to give, what would you say? In his much loved critical and candid presentation style, Dr. Suzuki explores his own life journey in […]

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2010 Southern Adelaide Innovation Forum

The Southern Adelaide Economic Development Board is opening their annual Innovation Awards on April 29. Held in the Ridley Pavilion at the Wayville Showgrounds the forum inlcudes presentations by inspiration speakers, breakout workships and the 2010 Southern Adelaide Innovation Awards. There are three awards, Innovation in a Product, Innovation in an Environmental Product or Service […]

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