Past events

Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.

27
Apr
2016
5.30pm 27 April 2016
By Kathy Eyles (Chair), Dr Karen Ikin, Dr Karen Ikin, Associate Professor Adrian Manning and Dr Laura Rayner

learning how wildlife responds to residential development at the urban/woodland edge and what we need to do to maintain urban biodiversity over time.

21
Apr
2016
1pm 21 April 2016
By Keshab Goutam

How various actors interpret, define and practice corruption at different stages of timber trade chain from the Tarai forests of Nepal.

18
Apr
2016
1pm 18 April 2016
By Alpina Begossi

Overview of the human ecology of small-scale fisheries, illustrating with examples from South America and focusing on some of the aspects that surrounds their food security.

07
Apr
2016
1pm 7 April 2016
By Sophie Lewis

Human influences on observed extreme climate events, using examples from Australia occurring in recent years.

31
Mar
2016
1pm 31 March 2016

Achieving growth in a more climate-resilient, resource-efficient and low-carbon manner.

27
May
2015
27 May 2015

The newly released book, Protected Area Governance and Management (ANU Press, 2015), outlines who are the carers, the defenders and the guides for these natural wonders, as well as the special skills and knowledge they need to do their work. 

07
May
2015
7 May 2015

Christiana Figueres was in Australia to meet with the Australian government to talk about the upcoming climate change conference at the end of the year in Paris.

05
Feb
2015
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.

07
Oct
2014
7 October 2014

Droughts and floods are characteristic of Australia, but continue to be treated as exceptional events. Predictions are that the frequency and severity of these hydrological extremes will increase and may be compounded by meteorological extremes, such as heat waves.

04
Sep
2014
4 September 2014

This forum is the third in the 2014 Fenner Fora Series "Energy, Fire, Climate, Water - Fenner Fora 2014". 

08
May
2014
8 May 2014

This public seminar will address issues surrounding Energy.

13
May
2013
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.

16
Apr
2013
16 April 2013

In this seminar of the 2013 Fenner Forum Series, we examined the challenges and opportunities an increasingly urbanizing world brings about, and the skills that are required to effectively respond to them.

21
Mar
2013
21 March 2013

Environmental problems have contributed to numerous collapses of civilizations in the past. Now, for the first time, a global collapse appears possible and at the same time avoidable.

24
Jul
2012
24 July 2012

In the final seminar of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for water management, use and conservation in a changing world.

27
Jun
2012
27 June 2012

In this fourth of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for biodiversity conservation and the skills that biodiversity professionals will need to meet these.

29
May
2012
29 May 2012

In this third of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series, we examine some of the key issues critical to the future sustainability and productivity of Australian soils and landscapes.

03
May
2012
3 May 2012
By Mr Tony Bartlett, ACIAR Forestry Program Manager, Associate Professor Cris Brack, Forestry Program Convenor, ANU Fenner School, Dr Chris Weston, Senior Lecturer, School of Forest Sciences, University of Melbourne, Ms Melinda Mylek, natural resource management consultant and Fenner School PhD scholar and Ms Ellen Cheney, ANU Forestry student and International Forestry Students Association Regional Councillor

In this second of the Fenner Forum Series, hosted jointly with the Institute of Foresters of Australia, we focus on Australia’s forested landscapes.

29
Mar
2012
29 March 2012
By Peter Kanowski, John Williams, Jim Pratley and Phoebe Howe

The first forum in the 2012 Fenner School Forum series running from 29 March to 24 July 2012.

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