Past events

1–2pm 30 March 2017
Timber production in the coastal forests of New South Wales, Australia, occurs predominately in small headwater drainage basins. It is anticipated that as the worldwide demand for...
1–2pm 23 March 2017
Rosenberg’s monitor is a large goanna that is rarely seen in the ACT. It is listed as a threatened species in NSW, Victoria and South Australia. This presentation looks at...
9.30–10.30am 22 March 2017
Digitised Australian newspaper records of locust occurrence allow a more complete reconstruction of historic plagues and a new interpretation of the species involved and reasons...
5pm 9 December 2016
A five day course in Environmental Accounting will be held from 5-9 December 2016 at the Fenner School of Environment and Society in conjunction with the Australian Bureau of...
5pm 9 December 2016
Invitation to attend, places limited so please RSVP by the 15th of November to viveka.hocking@anu.edu.au An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth...
1–2pm 8 December 2016
The importance of accurate measurement of forest biomass in Indonesia has been growing since the climate change mitigation schemes, in particular reducing emissions from...
9am 7 December 2016
Invitation to attend, places limited so please RSVP by the 15th of November to viveka.hocking@anu.edu.au An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth...
9am 5 December 2016
A five day course in Environmental Accounting will be held from 5-9 December 2016 at the Fenner School of Environment and Society in conjunction with the Australian Bureau of...
1–2pm 24 November 2016
The Goulburn is the largest tributary of the Hunter River, an important highly connected surface-groundwater system in eastern Australia. Major land use change over the last 10...
1–2pm 3 November 2016
Conservation increasingly needs to compete with other areas of public expenditure, placing further demands on evidence of its effectiveness and efficiency. The ability to plan...
2–3pm 25 August 2016
Palm cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus aterrimus) from Cape York Peninsula in far north Queensland have fascinating behaviour. Unusually large vocal repertoires and a unique...
1–2pm 25 August 2016
The sustainable governance of industrial development in coastal zones is among the most pressing challenges of the 21st century. Coastal zones are complex and highly productive...
1–2pm 16 June 2016
This seminar presents the findings of my PhD research on Antarctic tourism—how it emerged and what it reveals about our relationship with the frozen continent. Weaving...
5.30–7pm 25 May 2016
If two plants look the same, are they from the same species? How do we choose which individuals to move in conservation translocation projects? How do we find out which processes...
1–2pm 20 May 2016
This seminar presents the findings of a thousand days spent in the forest in pursuit of fungi and fungus-seeking folk. Through field-based interactions I sought to understand how...
1–2pm 5 May 2016
The context for this PhD is the application of statistical science in the study of interrelationships between fauna and environments undergoing change in landscape ecology.  ...
5.30–7pm 27 April 2016
Please note: The audio recording of this event is now available. The first Forum for 2016 - in our Fenner Fora is entitled Finding the Wild Things in Canberra;  Urban...
1–2pm 21 April 2016
Corruption in natural resource governance is a global issue. Based on case studies, this research explores how various actors interpret, define and practice corruption at...
1–2pm 18 April 2016
Human Ecology has been a research area that provides us with conceptual, empirical and practical connections between humans and natural resources. In that regard, it provides...
1–2pm 7 April 2016
In recent years, Australia has experienced record drought, flooding, bushfires and heatwaves. Recent extremes triggered controversy about whether these events are linked to...

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