Past events

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,...
1–2pm 5 February 2015
African Lions (Panthera leo) are an integral aspect of natural ecosystems in Africa and provide income and ecosystem services to many human communities. I placed GPS position...
12–1pm 14 January 2015
Few studies have documented long-term effects of silvicultural interventions on eucalypt regrowth forests. This information is essential in assessing the value of increased sawlog...
1–2pm 8 December 2014
Early domestication and tree improvement of eucalypts is typically based on a number of traditional assumptions and techniques. It is argued that advances in statistical theory,...
1–2pm 4 December 2014
Electricity and urban water systems are under pressure. Transition to more sustainable systems is required.  Sustainable electricity and urban water systems need...
9am 2 December – 5pm 11 December 2014
Environmental accounting is increasingly being used to support the development and analysis of government policy. This professional development short course is designed to provide...
1–2pm 24 November 2014
The most pressing question for international environmental efforts is one that has plagued the Kyoto Protocol and countless other treaties: how do we conduct effective...

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