Smart decisions for the environment

Environmental decision-making is a complex endeavour requiring consideration of a broad spectrum of environmental, economic and social factors.

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What is the influence of farmers and stakeholders’ aspirations and actions on land-use and livelihoods? A case study of an upland watershed in the Philippines

Declining land health constrains both the land-use options that are available to farmers and profitability of their farming livelihood across many upland wat

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Achieving ecological integrity in protected areas: evaluating how management actions align with conservation objectives

The overarching aim of my PhD is to identify how ecological integrity can be achieved within protected areas managed for multiple objectives.

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Global environmental prize awarded to Professor Brian Walker

Professor Brian Walker, Research Fellow from the CSIRO and Honorary Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at ANU, has received internatio

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Reflecting on Anthropocene Day – 16 July

At 5.29am on 16th July 1945, the world’s first atomic bomb was tested in a New Mexico desert. And the world would never be the same.

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How to feed the world without costing the earth

Globally, agriculture is the greatest threat to biodiversity and a major contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions.

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Costs and benefits of the Snowy 2.0 Scheme

Securing Australia’s energy future while safeguarding our unique alpine landscapes

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The Fenner School of Environment & Society is unique in Australia. There are very few places in the world where economists and hydrologists, historians and ecologists, foresters, geographers and climatologists work together on the big environmental problems facing contemporary society.

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