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19 Apr 2021
A US ban on kangaroo leather would be an animal welfare disaster – and a missed farming opportunity »
The US Congress is considering a proposed law to ban the import and sale of kangaroo parts. But experts say that weakening the industry will result in more...
9 Apr 2021
How do you teach fieldwork when a class is online? The answer is found in a virtual field trip.
8 Apr 2021
Fenner in the news - Climate, flooding, and attitudes to change in Australia (Democracy Sausage Podcast) »
On this episode of Democracy Sausage, researchers Rebecca Colvin and Jamie Pittock join Mark Kenny to discuss Australian attitudes to climate change, how they...
5 Apr 2021
Amid plans for salvage logging in some areas, there's a fight over whether areas that have been damaged by multiple natural disasters should be left alone...
31 Mar 2021
The Australian environment has started a slow recovery from some of the toughest years on record, a new study has concluded.
31 Mar 2021
Even after the rains, Australia’s environment scores a 3 out of 10. These regions are struggling the most. »
Improved weather conditions have pulled Australia’s environment out of its worst state on record, but recovery remains partial and precarious, new research...
24 Mar 2021
The recent flooding in New South Wales is consistent with what we might expect as climate change continues.
23 Mar 2021
The NSW Department of Primary Industries has presented ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society PhD researcher Mae Noble with the 2020 John Holliday award...
21 Mar 2021
Raising the height of Warragamba Dam will not keep many thousands of Sydney residents from harm.
9 Mar 2021
Fenner in the News - The disaster movie playing in Australia's wild places – and solutions that could help hit pause »
Across the country, catastrophes are unfolding as ecosystems collapse. But in a landmark study, scientists are pointing to green shoots of hope
9 Mar 2021
Most Victorians have never heard of Snobs Creek Falls, a 20-minute drive south of Lake Eildon, but in the past week this waterway and the surrounding forest...
5 Mar 2021
In February this year Kate Harriden was awarded ACT Water Student of the Year (2020) award from the ACT branch of the Australian Water Association (AWA).