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1 July 2015
The Kioloa Coastal Campus (KCC) http://kioloa.anu.edu.au of the ANU offers accommodation and research facilities at a unique location, extending from the high tide mark through a...
Crid on Sea Lion Island
25 June 2015
Antarctica has a wealth of plants and wildlife, with myriad species waiting to be discovered, a new assessment published in Nature http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v522/n7557/...
Honeyeater
11 June 2015
Fenner PhD Scholar, Mr Marwan El Hassan is exhibiting a number of his beautiful "macro" flora and fauna images at a photography exhibition currently being held by the...
28 May 2015
A piece in The Conversation by Cris Brack and Michael Cowling The idea that teachers should teach and students should listen presumes that teachers know more than their students...
14 May 2015
Associate Professor Cris Brack from the Fenner School writes on the Forestry Masters programs at the Fenner School, for The Forester - a publication of the Institute of Foresters...
Richard Green Zoe Reid
13 May 2015
Fenner School of Environment & Society soils’ researchers’ Dr Richard Greene and PhD scholar Zoe Read, hosted 40 Soil Science Australia (SSA) (NSW branch)...
Australian Forest in Tasmania
31 March 2015
The amount of vegetation globally has increased by the equivalent of almost four billion tonnes of carbon since 2003 despite large-scale deforestation in the tropics, a new...
Charles Massy
12 March 2015
A fundamentally important course, Sustainable Systems: Rural, focuses on the sustainability of human food systems.  Agricultural systems in Australia and internationally...
23 February 2015
A scholarship has been established on behalf of the Lesslie family, recognising the contributions to landscape conservation and ecology by Dr Rob Lesslie, an alumnus of the...
2 February 2015
A PhD student at the Fenner School, Ms Claudia Benham, has been chosen as winner of the inaugural Royal Commonwealth Society Phyllis Montgomerie Commonwealth Award. Claudia's...
Glass for Environment
7 January 2015
Listed below are a number of honours scholarships available for 2015 prospective honours students. ACTION Trust Honours Scholarship The ACTION Trust Honours Scholarships...
Cris Brack in the Aboretum
23 December 2014
Forests are much more than just the trees that you can see. Like icebergs, a significant proportion of the trees exist out of sight. Tree roots interact with the ground, soil...
23 December 2014
The College of Human Ecology at the University of the Philippines, Los Banos recently hosted the Asia-Pacific conference on the Human Ecology of Island Resiliency and...
Professor Patrick Troy
11 December 2014
Emeritus Professor Patrick Troy has contributed an essay entitled "Urban Public Transport:  A Study in Commonwealth-State Relations" in a recently published book...
12 November 2014
The need to increase farm productivity is very much dependent on maintaining soil fertility. It is also important to match the type of land management practices such as grazing...
Professor Lindesay and Associate Professor Brack with the winners.
5 November 2014
The final class for ENVS3014/6514 Ecological Assessment and Management was held at the National Arboretum on Friday 31 October 2014.  See the pictures below of staff and...
30 October 2014
Average global well-being may peak in 2065 if CO2 emissions are not tightly controlled, according to a new sustainability indicator created by ANU experts. In an article in...
14 August 2014
During the last decade, a fifth of the water from melting pole and glacier ice was stored on land and so did not contribute to sea level rise. This is the conclusion of a new...
1 August 2014
Once again Fenner held a very successful International Dinner, celebrating the contribution of international students by hosting the annual International Dinner. This year the...
George Olay and Scarlet Macaw
2 July 2014
When a massive road project connected the ports of Brazil to the shipping docks of Peru (2011), spanning the Sth American continent, conservationists predicted widespread impacts...

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