Fenner School of Environment and Society past events.
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.
The 10th Jack Westoby Lecture: Whose woods are these? Rising to the challenge of managing the global forest estate »
Developing and adopting cross-sectorial approaches to forest management, conservation, and restoration built on realities of coupled human and natural systems.
Factors influencing achievements and impact in collaborative forestry research projects in the Asia-Pacific »
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.
The 2017 Jack Westoby Lecture "Bringing the State Back in: Reflections on the Role of Private Governance in the 21st Century" »
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 of Australia’s First Peoples’ and Threatened Species Conservation »
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.
Developing consistent legal and institutional frameworks for incorporating Indigenous water rights into Australian federal and state laws »
Identifying and critically analysing international water rights regimes, in order to develop an Australian legal framework for Indigenous water rights in economic, cultural and tenure-based water use.
Agricultural adaptation and performance under a changing climate in Malawi: the Green Belt Initiative and the Farm Input Subsidy Program »
The changing climate compounded with the growing population poses a food security challenge for Malawi.
Australia’s coal seam gas debate: snapshots from history, justice, legal geography and selected professions »
Showcasing the interaction between law, space and CSG and the value of history in tempering heated CSG discussions.
This research investigates policy responses to deforestation and uses an interdisciplinary approach to evaluate the outcomes, opportunities and risks presented by conservation policies in Australia.
Collaborative consumption in Southeast Asian cities: Prospects and challenges for environmental sustainability »
Collaborative consumption businesses offer an alternative to conventional consumption, by providing shared access to goods, or by offering a service to replace the need for material goods.
Results from a 7-year paired catchment hydrological study on the effects of timber harvesting on the south coast of NSW.