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2 June 2016
A single three year undergraduate degree offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment This program is available for applications from first semester, 2017...
27 May 2016
The 2016 edition of the Fenner School of Environment & Society Research Highlights booklet (PDF, 3MB) has been released. Contents Director’s Introduction-...
26 April 2016
Researchers have found large old trees need greater long-term protection from the threat climate change and logging if they are to be saved for future generations. Professor...
19 April 2016
The rules of good sustainability research need to change and research become more collaborative to ensure complex sustainability challenges are overcome, a new study has found...
Murry Crayfish
14 April 2016
Ecologists have found that Murray crayfish numbers plunged 90 per cent in a high country river after their habitat was lost. Although alpine streams can be hotspots for...
Nic Engerer
14 April 2016
ANU wins $4.7 million for renewable energy research | ANU The Australian National University (ANU) has won $4.7 million in new funding for renewable energy research, and more...
Mekong River development
18 March 2016
Three videos made by Fenner academic staff relating to projects on the Mekong River. Associate Prof. Jamie Pittock, Fenner School, ANU, interviewed by David Dumaresq WHO...
11 March 2016
Clem Davis, Fenner School affiliate, and retired meteorologist, reported the following observations for temperatures this 2015-2016 Summer as Canberra experiences an unseasonally...
7 March 2016
Experience real-world sustainable development issues that confront an island nation by enrolling in the Fiji Field School Island Sustainable Development Course 2016. ...
2 March 2016
Professor Adrian Manning from the ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society leads the team that has released a new generation of wild eastern quolls from Tasmania, the only...
25 February 2016
Carolyn Young is a doctoral candidate in the ANU School of Art Photography and Media Arts Workshop. She will collaborate with woodland ecologists Fenner Fellow Dr. Sue McIntyre...
24 February 2016
Course starts 5 May, Thursday 6-8pm for 6 sessions Weather and climate lie at the heart of those major decisions we make on an everyday basis. What should I wear tomorrow?...
Photo: Rain near Broken Hill has filled dams (Nicolas Hoyle: user submitted)
23 February 2016
This project will address questions about the range and causes of Australia’s variable rainfall. Australia experiences highly variable rainfall, which is influenced by both...
8 February 2016
Xenia Weber receiving the University Medal from ANU Chancellor Gareth Evans.  The University Medal is awarded to outstanding candidates for the Degree of Bachelor with...
Albert Van Dijk
5 February 2016
Drought management is inefficient, academics argue in Nature Geoscience, because feedbacks between drought and people are not fully understood. In this human-influenced era, we...
Kunwinjku seasonal calendar
2 December 2015
Fenner School PhD candidate Emma Ligtermoet (ANU/ CSIRO), together with senior Traditional Owners launched the Kunwinjku Seasonal Calendar from Kunbarlanja (Gunbalanya), in...
Tree Hollow
22 October 2015
Dr Dejan Stojanovic tells Catalyst's Mark Horstman, hollows are coveted resources for many generations of different animals. This one was felled by wildfire.  Link to ABC...
20 October 2015
Satellite observations reveal plants in Australia’s semi-arid and sub tropical/ Mediterranean-style regions are getting greener because of increased atmospheric CO2, but at...
 Dieback in an area that has been grazed. Catherine Ross
20 October 2015
Trees die – that’s a fact of life. But is the death of an entire iconic landscape of Eucalyptus in the Cooma-Monaro region of New South Wales natural? For over a...
Glow Path
7 October 2015
The ACT government is trialling the use of a glow-in-the-dark surface treatment for bike paths in Canberra’s nature reserves. The aim is to increase safety and reduce the...

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