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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...
31 Mar 2021
The Australian environment has started a slow recovery from some of the toughest years on record, a new study has concluded.
24 Mar 2021
The recent flooding in New South Wales is consistent with what we might expect as climate change continues.
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
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).
4 Mar 2021
A scheme to recover water from farmers to benefit the environment under the $12 billion Murray Darling Basin Plan has been abandoned, as the Morrison...
4 Jan 2021
In 2020 - the year of shutdowns and lockdowns - Fenner School Director Dr Saul Cunningham decided to pursue developing genetic labs at the School, and sought...
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...
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...
1 Oct 2020
Fenner School PhD Charles Massy was featured in Australian Story (ABC) with a biopic about his life as farmer and researcher a regenerative agriculture.
22 Sep 2020
A researcher from the Fenner School of Environment and Society at ANU has found the benefits of some fresh produce schemes extend beyond the convenience of...