Past events

1–2pm 12 June 2014
Riparian rehabilitation is undertaken with the assumption that actions will improve ecological function. To test this the Boorowa River Recovery (BRR) project – a large...
1–2pm 11 June 2014
Assessing the three dimensional vegetation structure is important in fire management. Manually mapping forest structural characteristics is time consuming and hence expensive and...
5.30–7.30pm 27 May 2014
On Tuesday, 27 May, 2014 the Hon Barry Jones AO, launched a book by Val Brown and John Harris entitled, The Human Capacity for Transformational Change, which sought to venture...
5.15–6.30pm 8 May 2014
An audio recording of this event is now available. This public seminar will address issues surrounding Energy. Ken Baldwin, Director of the Energy Change Institute at ANU &...
1–2pm 16 December 2013
The Himalayan and Tibetan region and adjacent plains are beset by numerous water-related disasters, both acute and chronic. They cascade and interact making them compound...
1–2pm 11 December 2013
The expansion of ski resorts is recognised as a key threat to alpine-subalpine ecosystems that can negatively affect fauna.  However, limited peer-reviewed research has...
4–5pm 19 August 2013
More than ever, water allocation in the Murray-Darling region depends on decisions made in Canberra. Climate change is expected to exacerbate water scarcity, adding further...
5.30–7.30pm 14 August 2013
The Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU, hosted a careers evening on Wednesday 14 August 2013.   Thirty professional representatives from twenty employer...
1–2pm 1 August 2013
Stanley Kubrick’s film about the nuclear scare is characterised by the potential for significant harm that can be inflicted by very few, magnified through flow-on effects...
5–8pm 30 July 2013
The outlook for the world’s forests is bleak. Some are flourishing, but the climate is changing, tropical forests are disappearing, others are degrading, species are being...
1–2pm 25 July 2013
Kate will be talking about the results of her PhD research. She will focus on the invasion process (stages and tailored management actions), the impact of the common myna on...
1–2pm 18 July 2013
Our climate is already locked into a period of unavoidable change, necessitating adaptation to deal with what is already happening and what is yet to come. For the aquatic...
1–2pm 10 July 2013
What’s the role of the demand for food on whether society can sustainably manage the water resources on which food security depends? Food consumers determine the demand for...
1–2pm 8 July 2013
Avoiding emissions from land carbon stocks and refilling depleted stocks reduces atmospheric CO2 concentration, but the maximum amount of this reduction is equivalent to only a...
2.30–3.30pm 27 June 2013
Understanding climate variability is crucial for south-east Australia, which is a region where several large-scale climate drivers (such as El Niño-Southern Oscillation, the...
12–1pm 7 June 2013
Since the creation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, media and public attention has been focused on the global negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas...
1–2pm 5 June 2013
The Mekong Delta is extremely vulnerable to the combined impacts of natural climate variations and climate change as well as human induced changes in river flow and changing land...
1–2pm 23 May 2013
Post-Doha Climate Change Negotiations: the perspective from Small Island Developing States National climate change negotiators have recently met in Bonn, Germany, in a meeting...
1–2pm 13 May 2013
Preparing for and responding to floods, fires and other hazards is not just a matter for government but is a responsibility shared across all levels of the community. Developing...
1–2pm 23 April 2013
The effects of rising sea level - lowland flooding, shoreline erosion and groundwater salinisation - have become increasingly apparent in the Pacific Islands. Sea-level rise...

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