Past events

3–4pm 19 July 2018
Declining land health constrains both the land-use options that are available to farmers and profitability of their farming livelihood across many upland watersheds in developing...
6–7.30pm 16 July 2018
At 5.29am on 16th July 1945, the world’s first atomic bomb was tested in a New Mexico desert. And the world would never be the same. That test signalled the birth of the...
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6–8pm 26 June 2018
Securing Australia’s energy future while safeguarding our unique alpine landscapes A Public Forum on the many dimensions of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Scheme (following the...
12–1pm 20 June 2018
The American-based Conservation Fund works in all 50 US states to “practice conservation to achieve environmental and economic outcomes”. One key program the...
3–4pm 19 June 2018
Victoria’s Mountain Ash forests are subject to periodic, intense wildfires and logging. Following such disturbances, recovery is rapid and spectacular, but recovery...
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1pm 7 June 2018
Globally, combating illegal wildlife trade (IWT) is at the top of the conservation policy agenda. This is for good reason - poaching for IWT is decimating populations of iconic...
1–2.30pm 25 May 2018
Join Dr Virginia Marshall, the ANU inaugural Indigenous Post-Doctoral Fellow for the ANU Reconciliation Week Lecture, ‘Upstreamers &...
1–2pm 21 May 2018
All terrestrial ecosystems consist of communities of aboveground and belowground organisms, which interact with each other over short time scales, but which both drive and respond...
11am–1pm 2 May 2018
We have been talking about robots and artificial intelligence forever, or so it sometimes seems. Images of smart machinery have inhabited our thinking and our literary/cultural...
1–2pm 26 April 2018
An untapped and previously unexplored science communication pathway. As climate change gradually alters the conditions both of our planet and our existence, we must begin to...
1–2pm 12 April 2018
You are cordially invited to attend our annual briefing on the condition of Australia’s natural resources and ecosystems. This year, ANU and the Integrated Marine Observing...
12–1pm 10 April 2018
The world is becoming increasingly urbanized. By 2050 about 80% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities, which would need to provide living and working space...
4–5pm 9 April 2018
ICIMOD: Developing Solutions at the Intersection of Environment and Development The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is the source of ten large Asian river systems and...
5–6pm 27 March 2018
Key insights from long-term ecological monitoring Monitoring is critical to understanding ecological processes, effective environmental management and conserving biodiversity...
1–2pm 23 March 2018
Emerging governance features for successful Community-Based Adaptation in Indonesia and Timor-Leste: What works and why? Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) interventions are a...
1–2pm 22 March 2018
An important part of the Fenner School community is our cadre of FSES Affiliates. They contribute enormously to the research and teaching done at the school, and add to Fenner...
1–2pm 21 March 2018
What do we know and what don’t we know about climate change and biodiversity? I will highlight key perils posed by climate change to Earth’s biodiversity while also...
6–7pm 27 February 2018
Jack Westoby, in The Purpose of Forests: Follies of Development, stated: “Forestry is not about trees, it is about people. And it is about trees only insofar as trees can...
1–2pm 18 December 2017
International development agencies have been funding rural development research projects, including in agriculture, fisheries and forestry, for many decades. However, documented...
5.30–7pm 30 November 2017
This seminar, held by the ACT Division of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand, will be hosted by Professor Andrew Campbell. He has been at the leading...

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