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Water droplets on leafs
30 January 2014
January 2014, marks the first anniversary of OzEWEX, the Australian Energy and Water Exchange initiative, proudly hosted by the Fenner School. OzEWEX is a volunteer research...
Aftermath of one of the Black Saturday fires, near Kinglake, Victoria (Image: Geoff Cary).
30 January 2014
Bushfires are in the headlines again. Major fires in heat-wave conditions have just occurred in Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales while last January...
Fiji Island
29 January 2014
Overview Small island states face considerable challenges as they attempt to achieve sustainable development. Particular challenges for these will be explored in this course. The...
16 January 2014
Edited by David Lindenmayer & Emma Burns, Fenner School ANU; Nicole Thurgate & Andrew Lowe, University of Adelaide. This data-rich book demonstrates the value of existing...
16 January 2014
In a new piece in the journal Global Environmental Change, Dr Carina Wyborn (Visiting Fellow, based at the University of Montana) and Professor Steve Dovers (Fenner School)...
16 January 2014
The Fenner School is hosting the leadership of a new project, “Increasing irrigation water productivity in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe through on-farm monitoring,...
2 December 2013
The political chances of rolling out a carbon tax rate that’s actually high enough to make significant emission cuts would be better if the tax raised less money, according...
Professor Libby Robin
22 November 2013
During November, two members of the Fenner School were elected as Fellows of Australian learned academies. Professor Libby Robin was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy...
Jemma Williams and Dr Karen Hussey
2 September 2013
If you missed ANU Open Day and you're interested in the Environment and Sustainability,  then check out our 2014 Undegraduate Degree Planner HERE. The Fenner School...
Water in field
29 August 2013
The project “Increasing irrigation water productivity in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe through on-farm monitoring, adaptive management and Agricultural Innovation...
Fenner International Dinner
2 August 2013
Another year of the Fenner School’s International Dinner has passed, providing students and staff alike, the opportunity to share food and stories, and celebrate Fenner...
iCam Word Cloud
11 July 2013
iCAM Software Development Team iCAM Integrated Catchment Assessment & Management Centre We are a specialist group of experienced software engineers whose primary role is to...
FIre off Hattens Corner
18 June 2013
The Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University is developing a growing profile in disaster and hazard research.  “We have a growing...
23 May 2013
The ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment, Mr Robert (Bob) Neil, presented five Fenner students with awards, recognising their outstanding work in their first-...
14 May 2013
Preparing for and responding to floods, fires and other hazards is not just a matter for government but is a responsibility shared across all levels of the community. Developing...
Kookaburra on tree branch
2 May 2013
The National Parks Association, A.C.T., is offering a $9000 Honours Year Scholarship in Biodiversity Management in National Parks and Nature Reserves. The aim of the scholarship...
22 January 2013
A rare marsupial that had disappeared from Australia's mainland is thriving near Canberra, with reports the population is fat and happy. Last year a group of 17 eastern...
18 January 2013
Ecosystems worldwide are in danger of losing large, old trees forever, without more research and policy changes to better protect them, warns a new study published in Science...
20 November 2012
Students from New York University visited the Fenner School on Friday, 12 October.  NYU has recently opened an office in Sydney and the students are in Australia on a Study...
Professor Mike Hutchinson holding the Sustainable Buildings and Gardens Commercial Award
23 August 2012
Congratulations to The Australian National University Frank Fenner Building, a finalist in the 2012 Keep Australia Beautiful ACT Sustainable Cities Awards, and winner of the...

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