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3 Nov 2021
Australia needs to overhaul how overabundant kangaroos are managed, rather than letting them starve or be culled as pests, according to an expert from The...
27 Oct 2021
Agriculture experts from The Australian National University (ANU) have teamed up with government bodies and NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve irrigation...
25 Aug 2021
Land of opportunity: more sustainable Australian farming would protect our lucrative exports (and the planet) »
Business and governments across the world are embedding carbon abatement considerations into their trade negotiations and relationships. As an industry...
10 Aug 2021
Climate change has already hit Australia. Unless we act now, a hotter, drier and more dangerous future awaits, IPCC warns »
Australia is experiencing widespread, rapid climate change not seen for thousands of years and may warm by 4℃ or more this century, according to a highly...
10 Aug 2021
Fenner in the news - Australian scientists call for urgent action to avoid worst of climate crisis »
A lead author of latest IPCC report says humans ‘still in the control cabin of the planet’ but there is no limit to the damage possible.
10 Aug 2021
Fenner in the news - The world could hit 1.5C warming in a decade. That’s terrible news for the Pacific »
A new IPCC report makes clear what island nations have long warned. Their survival depends on urgent collective action.
4 Aug 2021
We are offering two exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary researchers with skills in mathematical or computational modelling to undertake PhD programs...
31 May 2021
Fenner in the news - The fish and bird species at risk from Australia’s failure to manage wetlands »
Australia risks breaching its international commitments to preserve critical wetlands, with many fish and bird species facing extinction, new research shows.
2 May 2021
Trudi Refshauge's property at Wyangala, in Central West New South Wales, was once described as a "moonscape", but today it is a refuge for birds...
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...