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This presentation looks at large goannas in an ACT context, focusing on a project that recorded key activities of the monitors on Mt Ainslie in central Canberra.
Digitised Australian newspaper records of locust occurrence allow a more complete reconstruction of historic plagues and a new interpretation of the species involved and reasons for their changing incidence.
The importance of developing and validating allometric equations; non-destructive sampling of tree biomass using Terrestrial Laser Scanner and feasible lidar-based monitoring system for vast area of tropical forests.
An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth Australia to foster multi-disciplinary conversation on cross-species cohabitation in our cities, towns and suburbs.
Changing land use in an uncertain climate. Impacts on surface and groundwater in the Goulburn River, Hunter Valley NSW »
Crucial differences in the hydrogeology of key tributaries to the Goulburn River and their relative influence on surface and groundwater hydrochemistry.
This research identified the various factors that influence cost-effectiveness of biodiversity conservation on farms.
Cultural and genetic comparisons reveal interrupted meta-population connectivity among Australian palm cockatoos »
Combining genetic variation from some locations in Cape York Peninsula with variation in socially learned ‘cultural’ behaviour among all Palm cockatoos populations.
Port development in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area: understanding complex systems through a transdisciplinary lens »
This research integrates qualitative and quantitative research to understand interactions between industrial port development, social wellbeing and degradation of aquatic habitats.
This seminar presents the findings of my PhD research on Antarctic tourism—how it emerged and what it reveals about our relationship with the frozen continent.
This Fenner forum will outline some of the many ways that Fenner researchers are using genetic tools to understand the diversity and distribution of life.
This seminar presents the findings of a thousand days spent in the forest in pursuit of fungi and fungus-seeking folk.
The application of statistical science in the study of interrelationships between fauna and environments undergoing change in landscape ecology.
learning how wildlife responds to residential development at the urban/woodland edge and what we need to do to maintain urban biodiversity over time.
Corruption in timber production and trade: an analysis based on case studies in the Tarai of Nepal »
How various actors interpret, define and practice corruption at different stages of timber trade chain from the Tarai forests of Nepal.
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.
Human influences on observed extreme climate events, using examples from Australia occurring in recent years.
Achieving growth in a more climate-resilient, resource-efficient and low-carbon manner.
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.
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.
African Lions (Panthera leo) are an integral aspect of natural ecosystems in Africa and provide income and ecosystem services to many human communities.
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.
This forum is the third in the 2014 Fenner Fora Series "Energy, Fire, Climate, Water - Fenner Fora 2014".
This public seminar will address issues surrounding Energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this second of the Fenner Forum Series, hosted jointly with the Institute of Foresters of Australia, we focus on Australia’s forested landscapes.