Landscape Transformation; Impact on Butterflies and Beetles in South-Eastern Australia

While agricultural pastures may have high biodiversity potential in fragmented landscapes, in many areas around the world, tree plantations are replacing the

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Nici Sweaney

Fire - The Future of Fire

The second public forum in the "Energy, Fire, Climate, Water - Fenner Fora 2014" series.   Since the beginning of this century, Australia has continued to ex

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Three ARC Laureate Fellowship PhD Scholarships available now

Professor David Lindenmayer’s ARC Laureate Fellowship research program is offering three PhD Scholarships in the following areas. 

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Austalian Bat

Thirsty carbon sequestration or saving water and the climate?

Research by Fenner School scholars published last week in the prestigious journal Climatic Change quantifies the trade-offs between sustaining water

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Using Artificial Nests to assist and study Macaw Parrots in lowland Peru

When a massive road project connected the ports of Brazil to the shipping docks of Peru (2011), spanning the Sth American continent, conservationists predict

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George Olay and Scarlet Macaw

New Mekong research project on managing biodiversity, food, hydropower and water linkages

Responding to plans for extensive hydropower dam developments in the Mekong River basin of southeast Asia, the Fenner School will lead a collaborative new re

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Mekong River

Bush Capital could lose its old trees

The bush capital is losing its large old native trees so fast it may have none left within 120 years, an ANU study has found.

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Old tree providing peeling bark to shelter forest bat

Good things come in Trees

ABC 666 Canberra Sunday presenter, Ms Lish Fejer talked with Fenner School Associate Professor Cris Brack on trees last Sunday morning, The theme for the int

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Cris and Lish in the Studio

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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