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1–2pm 19 October 2017
Pathogens are increasingly recognised for their major role in Earth’s ongoing sixth mass extinction event. Fungal pathogens in particular have been implicated in many recent...
3–4pm 5 October 2017
Biochar is charcoal made for soil amendment, rather than energy production. Within the last 10 years biochar has been researched intensively regarding its potential use in...
1–2pm 5 October 2017
Goats are now a permanent feature of the Australian rangelands. A population of 4-6 million highly adapted wild goats currently share much of Australia’s semi-arid zone with...
1–2pm 28 September 2017
To build a more disaster resilient nation, it is important to understand not only what needs to be done, but how to do it within the context of Australia’s federal system...
1–2pm 21 September 2017
Although the economy and population of the United Kingdom are larger than Australia, there are many similarities in the conservation context – the role of land development...
11am–12pm 21 September 2017
Dispersal is key to many evolutionary processes. Host-parasite systems are unique in that the host often represents the parasite’s habitat, as well as its transportation....
Nicole Hansen
1–2pm 18 September 2017
Mitigating the negative impacts of agricultural activities on herpetofauna (frogs and reptiles) requires knowledge of how different agricultural land uses affect species...
1–2pm 12 September 2017
Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth, and the traditional lands of its original inhabitants the First Peoples (Indigenous people) for thousands of generations,...
1–2pm 7 September 2017
Widespread intensification of agricultural landscapes presents an urgent challenge for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem function. However, it is unclear how entire...
12.30–1.30pm 6 September 2017
This presentation explores two regions in Eastern Indonesia with significant artisanal mining activity; manganese mining in West Timor and gold mining in South East Sulawesi....
1–2pm 31 August 2017
At the heart of our efforts to make the shift to a sustainable world is the process of rethinking. Rethinking what is important to us, how we should live, what ‘nature...
1–2pm 24 August 2017
Native forbs represent a minor portion of grassland biomass but contribute significantly to overall species diversity, with flow-on benefits for habitat value (eg. for birds,...
1–2pm 20 July 2017
The largest number of people exposed to annual floods globally is in India, and the flood-related economic damage and deaths in India are rising. The major, and in most cases, the...
10.30–11.15am 27 June 2017
My research is aimed at identifying and critically analysing international water rights regimes, in order to develop an Australian legal framework for Indigenous water rights in...
1–2pm 15 June 2017
The changing climate compounded with the growing population poses a food security challenge for Malawi. Adaptation to climate change in the water and agriculture sectors is...
1–2pm 14 June 2017
Coal seam gas (CSG) is a hotly disputed land use in Australia. Despite this controversial status and regular appearances in the media, the debate around this unconventional energy...
1–2pm 4 May 2017
The conservation of biodiversity remains a daunting and complex public policy challenge. Over the past three decades, two clear trends have emerged in conservation science, policy...
11am–12pm 4 May 2017
Collaborative consumption businesses offer an alternative to conventional consumption, by providing shared access to goods, or by offering a service to replace the need for...
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...

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