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21 Dec 2020
Fenner in the news - Palm cockatoo numbers predicted to halve in 50 years due to slow breeding rates and habitat loss »
Australia's beautiful and elusive palm cockatoos, are expected to more than halve in number in the next 50 years, according to new research from the ANU.
20 Dec 2020
Fenner in the news - Tiny Australian carnivore’s hunting habits revealed, including feasting on fairy penguins »
Researchers at The Australian National University found quolls can hunt small mammals, invertebrates, birds, reptiles, frogs and fish in a new study.
10 Dec 2020
When Fenner Masters graduate Yiwen Chen led a review of irrigation in the Murray Darling with Prof. Jamie Pittock, Dr. Matthew Colloff and Dr Anna Lukasiewicz...
9 Dec 2020
According to a new study, the mass of all our stuff—buildings, roads, cars, and everything else we manufacture—now exceeds the weight of all living things on...
8 Dec 2020
Australians are now being urged to embrace the native bird just as we do with our koalas and kangaroos. Urban ecologist and ibis expert Matthew Chard told The...
19 Nov 2020
Fenner in the news - Water from Murray-Darling Basin plan not being delivered to wetlands, Australian-first report finds »
The majority of environmental water redirected from irrigators under the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan isn't being delivered to its intended...
11 Nov 2020
Rediscovering historic meteorological documents offers vital insight to our increasingly erratic modern weather patterns.
28 Oct 2020
Fenner in the news - Climate change worrying more Australians than ever before, Australia Institute report reveals »
ANU Fenner School expert Dr Rebcca Colvin has been featured on the ABC, as an authority on interpreting social attitudes toward climate change.
27 Oct 2020
Fenner School students Isabella Howard and William Jaggers were featured in a Canberra Times article profiling the 2020 FrogWatch ACT and Region's annual...
21 Oct 2020
Fenner School ecologist Eleanor Lang has been featured in an article by The Cowra Guardian, discussing the endangerment of eastern long-neck turtles that are...
16 Oct 2020
Fenner in the news - The great unravelling: 'I never thought I’d live to see the horror of planetary collapse' »
As a climate scientist watching the most destructive bushfires in Australian history unfold, Joelle Gergis feels like she is witnessing the collapse of the...
6 Oct 2020
Every year in Australia, nature grows 8 new trees for you — but that alone won’t fix climate change »
From Tasmania’s majestic forest giants to the eucalypt on your nature strip, trees in Australia are many, varied and sometimes huge. But how many are there...