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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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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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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