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Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.
This talk presents the case for moving from a focus on militarised/hi tech approaches to catching poachers, to approaches that change the incentives facing local actors and reduce poaching at source.
Are Australia’s frameworks, laws and policies robust enough to ensure Aboriginal communities can exercise cultural and economic control in light of the principles of self-determination?
Linkage between short-term interactions between aboveground and belowground biota and long-term biogeochemical processes
In this talk Professor Genevieve Bell explores the meaning of “intelligence” within the context of machines & its cultural impact on humans and their relationships.
An untapped and previously unexplored science communication pathway.
Climate, water, fire and marine events and changes during the year, as well as land-cover change, vegetation condition, biodiversity and the landscape carbon balance.
The emergence of urban patterns as a result of interactions of heterogeneous adaptive agents.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) addresses complex climate and change challenges in mountains and downstream in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region.
In this seminar, Gene Likens and David Lindenmayer discuss some key insights that come from long-term ecological monitoring and outline some of the most important factors that underpin good monitoring programs.
This thesis examines the extent to which emerging governance approaches may be useful in delivering more durable and sustainable community-based adaptation interventions.
This is the second Fenner Affiliates show-and-tell in which Affiliates give short talks on their background and expertise.
Key perils posed by climate change to Earth’s biodiversity and areas where our knowledge is alarmingly tenuous.
Developing and adopting cross-sectorial approaches to forest management, conservation, and restoration built on realities of coupled human and natural systems.
Demonstrating the value of a low-cost, consistent method for systematically evaluating the achievements and impacts from a series of research projects.
This seminar, held by the ACT Division of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand, will be hosted by Professor Andrew Campbell.
Professor Cashore draws on lessons from 25 years of “Non-State Market Driven” (NSMD) global governance to make two related arguments.
This seminar will introduce the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), its targets and indicators.
Insights on the impact of chytrid fungus on amphibian biodiversity.
Current challenges in biochar research and insights into the great potential of biochar production as part of sustainable waste management systems.
Investigating how the rangeland goat industry is a complex and highly adaptive social ecological system.
Investigating implementation of disaster resilience policy in Australia from the perspective of four policy domains.
Exploring the relationship between funding sources, organisational membership, and place-based visitor engagement and interpretation.
Exploring the likelihood and extent of tick movements in association with their penguin hosts in Australia, New Zealand and the sub-Antarctic.
Substantial challenges facing herpetofauna populations as land use intensifies and opportunities for conservation in agroecosystems.
Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) can play a part in Western Science to better understand species conservation including identified threatened species.
Comparing the spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ground-dwelling beetle assemblages (Coleoptera) in a fragmented mixed-cropping landscape.
This presentation explores two regions in Eastern Indonesia with significant artisanal mining activity; manganese mining in West Timor and gold mining in South East Sulawesi.
Targeting deep rather than shallow leverage points to impact more deeply in complex systems, particularly focusing on change in food and energy systems.
Analysing data from plant surveys and a controlled field experiment to improve our understanding of threats to native forbs.
The largest number of people exposed to annual floods globally is in India, and the flood-related economic damage and deaths in India are rising.
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