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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...
Professor Mike Hutchinson holding the 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...
13 January 2012
When we think about the issues facing humanity in the 21st century, an overarching theme emerges: with the global population approaching seven billion, we are using natural...
13 January 2012
The growth of Chinese cities is increasing wealth in the country, but it's coming at a cost, with farmers needing to make room for city dwellers as a consequence of the...
22 December 2011
ANU researchers have been honoured in all three categories of the 2012 Academy of Science awards. The winners were awarded in the categories of life-long achievement, outstanding...
20 December 2011
The $1.45. temperate highland peat swamps on sandstone research program (THPSSRP) has been established in the Fenner School of Environment & Society to improve understanding...
12 December 2011
Last week's Earth Negotiation Bulletin (published daily during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties meetings) includes an item...
6 December 2011
Fenner School project with Palerang Council has won a Local Government Excellence in the Environment Award 2010-2011. The Water Resources Mapping Project won the Natural...
21 November 2011
Scientists have discovered two new species of boulder-dwelling frogs, hidden in remote areas of rainforest in north-east Queensland. Dr Conrad Hoskin, who did most of his...
11 November 2011
Australia’s ability to manage our land and water will be greatly enhanced by new digital topographic information, providing the best ever way to map our continent. Speaking...
4 November 2011
The state-of-the-art, energy efficient building was opened by ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young. The new Frank Fenner Building houses...
3 November 2011
The rare eastern bettong (Bettongia gaimardi) has returned to the Australian mainland, after an absence of over 80 years. In an effort to re-establish the population on the...
16 September 2011
Mountain plum pine is found in the incredibly harsh and constantly cool Australian Alps where annual growth is very slow at less than 1 millimetre in diameter. Dr. Matthew...
13 September 2011
Congratulations to Janette Lindesay, who has been awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council’s 2011 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, with...
18 April 2011
Through research, education, seminars and information-sharing Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) will build a vision for more sustainable cities and regions. CURF was...

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