New thinking urgently required to shift urbanisation onto a more sustainable path

In 2015 the world’s urban population was almost 4 billion people.

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Fire, ferns and forestry: The recovery of Victoria’s Mountain Ash forest after disturbance.

Victoria’s Mountain Ash forests are subject to periodic, intense wildfires and logging.

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Catching poachers or stopping poaching? Addressing the global illegal wildlife trade crisis

Globally, combating illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is at the top of the conservation policy agenda.

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Upstreamers & downstreamers: Promoting investment in First Peoples through the creation of exclusive rights

Join Dr Virginia Marshall, the ANU inaugural Indigenous Post-Doctoral Fellow for the ANU Reconciliation Week Lecture, ‘Upstreamers &downstreamers: Pr

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Imminent forest collapse threatens Melbourne’s water supply

A landmark study from ANU has found that a vital forest in Victoria faces imminent collapse, which poses a major threat to Melbourne's water supply.

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Fenner School researcher leads expert workshop on Earth observations for water-related applications

On 28 March 2018, 22 experts from research, government and industry came together in Canberra to discuss the use of Earth Observations (EO) for a range of wa

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Earth from space

No one is an island

A strong support network is essential for a successful PhD journey but what happens when your research takes you more than 5,000 kilometres away

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Talking to Artificial Intelligence: An anthropologist’s perspective

We have been talking about robots and artificial intelligence forever, or so it sometimes seems.

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