Groups

Agriculture, landscapes & soils

World food security is primarily dependent on having viable agriculture. We are studying the development of sustainable farming practices involving different grazing...

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Bushfires & emergencies

Bushfires, floods and other naturally occurring events can be of  sufficient magnitude to cause emergencies that greatly impact society. The number of people killed or...

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Climate & energy

The climate energy  group has interests spanning climate science, climate adaptation, energy, environmental monitoring and management, sustainable development, and the...

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Conservation & landscape ecology

The Conservation and Landscape Ecology Group has been in operation for over 30 years under the guidance of Professor David Lindenmayer. The Group’s work is based on a...

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Environmental history

Environmental history is the study of the interactions between people and nature in the past, and how they have changed with time. It overlaps humanities, sciences and...

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Evolutionary & molecular ecology

Many environmental problems benefit from both an evolutionary and genetic perspective. Evolutionary theory gives us a broad perspective on global change while genetic...

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Forests & woodland

Humans have been relying on forests and forest-based resources since before the first records were created. Consequently, humans have been involved in adapting to the...

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Human ecology & urban environment

Human Ecology investigates the interrelationships between humans, their cultures and ecosystems by taking a holistic approach and seeking to understand them as parts...

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iCAM (the Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management Centre)

iCAM (the Integrated Catchment Assessment and Management Centre) is a highly interdisciplinary research group consisting of social scientists, economists, hydrologists...

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Policy, institutions & economics

Fundamental to big challenges in environment and sustainability are questions of environmental governance. We undertake research using approaches from economics,...

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Spatio-temporal analysis

Understanding the spatial and temporal dynamics of the natural world is a fundamental prerequisite to making informed decisions about the sustainable management of...

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Water

The past two decades have seen sweeping water reforms throughout the world as individual countries try to cope with growing demands on the resource.   Demands...

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