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5 Jul 2022
We’ve known about the risk of floods to the Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley for a long time. Yet successive state governments have failed to properly mitigate its...
29 Jun 2022
SECRET documents reveal the NSW Water Minister has ignored the warnings of department staff about proposed changes to the state's floodplain harvesting...
22 Jun 2022
Fenner in the News - Jamie Pittock chats to ABC Country Hour about why raising dam levels is not a good idea »
Professor Jamie Pittock says there are much better options to secure water for towns in the Lachlan Valley than raising Wyangala Dam.
22 Jun 2022
Scientists are urging major dam projects in NSW and Queensland be abandoned, warning of significant environmental and agricultural consequences.
20 Jun 2022
Fenner in the News - Greater glider 'Goldilocks Boxes' to provide protection after Black Summer fires »
The Black Summer bushfires devastated greater glider habitat across south-eastern Australia but researchers hope a new nesting box will help aid their recovery.
19 Jun 2022
A cohabitation program thought to increase the survival of threatening species is being trialled at Mulligans Flat, thanks to an early career researcher at the...
15 Jun 2022
In the first major study of its kind, we travelled to where renewable energy is expanding in NSW to ask communities how they feel about the changes. While...
15 Jun 2022
Fenner in the News - ‘Fair’ development of renewables in regional Australia could eliminate future energy crises, report says »
Working with regional communities could help avoid conflicts and make current woes ‘the last energy crisis Australia ever has to face’
31 May 2022
Fenner in the news - Protecting farm dams, rocky outcrops and creeks good for biodiversity and bottom line »
Natural asset farming is steadily being embraced by landholders as a way to improve biodiversity and production on their properties. The method refers to...
29 May 2022
This article by Tracey Potts provides an example of genuine effective partnership involving Local Land Services that supported Wiradjuri priorities and...
16 May 2022
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding mid-career academic to contribute to the School’s research, education and impact in the field of environment policy....
4 May 2022
The Mekong River is the lifeblood of countries in the Mekong region, but the past few years have seen water flows recurringly decline and processes of...