14
Aug

PhD opportunity in reintroduction biology of threatened mammals »

We are offering an exciting opportunity to undertake a PhD program at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University. The scope of potential research is broad, but must have a clear focus on the reintroduction biology of threatened mammals in south-eastern Australia.
05
Aug

Xuemei Bai joins Al Gore to discuss solutions at the 'Climate Reality Project' conference »

Last month Professor of Urban Environment and Human Ecology Xuemei Bai travelled to Brisbane for the Climate Reality Project training conference for several days of talks and learning about how to tackle what is arguably the biggest crisis of our time.
20
Aug

Seminar - Towards Ecological Democracy - a political theory for the 21st century

Green Institute Executive Director, Tim Hollo, presents a theory of ecological democracy which seeks to apply the fundamentals of ecology to politics, articulating a vision of interconnection, interdependence, and resilience in diversity. Active, constructive critique and participation are welcome.
22
Aug

Seminar - Seeding biodiversity: Japanese farmers’ seed-saving practices, values, and culture

Plummeting crop diversity threatens food system resilience globally. While across the industrial world, farmers and breeders are increasingly relying on off-farm procurement and conservation of seeds, on-farm seed saving is still critically important.