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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...
5–6pm 23 November 2017
Professor Cashore draws on lessons from 25 years of “Non-State Market Driven” (NSMD) global governance to make two related arguments: First, scholars and...
12–2pm 16 November 2017
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...
12–2pm 27 October 2017
Worldwide, countries are setting their national targets and determining indicators for monitoring advances towards the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which...
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...

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