Past events

1–2pm 19 November 2015
The order Psittaciformes (parrots) contains 398 extant species of which 28% are classified as threatened on the IUCN Red List. This thesis presents a wide array of...
1–2pm 12 November 2015
By 2050 there will be an additional three billion urban dwellers on Earth, almost all of them in developing countries. If they are to receive the level of services available in...
1–2pm 22 October 2015
Human-led activities such as agricultural intensification and urbanisation have facilitated the global destruction and decline of wildlife habitat. For his PhD, Darren focused on...
12–1pm 15 October 2015
This event is now fully booked. If you're not able to attend in person, it will be streamed LIVE on Periscope. Follow @megcevans on Twitter for a link to the stream on the day...
1–2pm 24 September 2015
While disasters become larger, more complex and more frequent, emergency management response capacities are not increasing at the same rate. Sensor capabilities could fill this...
2.30pm 17 September 2015
The oceans are changing, but due to their enormous extension and the pace at which changes occur, many local changes go unnoticed. Currently, a large number of volunteers, also...
1.30pm 17 September 2015
The oceans are changing, but due to their enormous extension and the pace at which changes occur, many local changes go unnoticed. Currently, a large number of volunteers, also...
1–2pm 10 September 2015
Large herbivores play an important role in shaping ecosystem structure and function. However, interactions between large herbivores and ecological disturbances (such as fire) are...
4–5pm 2 September 2015
Assoc. Prof. Jamie Pittock will present on: “The impacts of dams on food,water and energy in the Mekong region”
10am–12pm 21 August 2015
Science and Arts students MAXIMISE the value of your degree If you care about the environment and sustainability and want to take your Science or Arts degree to the next level...
5.30–7pm 9 July 2015
A talk will be hosted by the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (ACT Branch), in association with the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian...
1–2pm 2 July 2015
The influence of the land type between patches of remnant vegetation on species' survival is now widely acknowledged. For his PhD, John was interested in whether species were...
10–11am 29 June 2015
Large mammalian grazers are ecosystem engineers, altering the resources available to species through selective consumption of plant matter, redistribution of nutrients and...
9am 29 June – 5pm 30 June 2015
A symposium in honour of Dr Robert (Rob) Lesslie and his contributions to the assessment and mapping of land use and ecological condition and the use of this information in land...
1–2pm 25 June 2015
The English word ‘oasis’ describes an island of life in a barren landscape and was initially applied to desert spring ecosystems fed by groundwater. These mythological...
2.30–4pm 10 June 2015
"Tubs & Pumps" is a concrete learning activity that helps people with no training develop improved mental models of accumulation in the carbon cycle. This activity...
12.30–2pm 27 May 2015
  From the heights of Everest to the depths of the Pacific, protected areas safeguard some of the world’s most beautiful, mysterious and awe-inspiring natural and...
4.30–5.30pm 7 May 2015
Christiana is in Australia to meet with the Australian government to talk about the upcoming climate change conference at the end of the year in Paris. Countries are currently...
11am–12pm 6 May 2015
The land surface is the natural context for life on Earth. Life depends on Earth surface processes over a wide range of space and time scales. It is thus not surprising that...
1–2pm 12 March 2015
An illustrated presentation mainly on the natural values of the straight-line route between Canberra and Mt Kosciuszko, looking at animals, birds, plants, geology, water, snow,...

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