The Brisbane Declaration has been renewed. “More than ever, we need to ensure that our environment is getting the water it needs”, explains Emeritus Professor Angela Arthington
We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow in Aquatic Ecology to work on wetlands science and environmental accounting. The person will be supervised by Dr Chris Brown and work with Dr Mark Kennard and Professor Rod Connolly to bring together two projects. This is a 2 year position. Applications close 30th July. Apply here, read more […]
May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity and researchers at the Australian Rivers Institute are trying to better protect freshwater biodiversity
“New Zealand was paving the way for the creation of protected marine areas, however after 30 years of establishment the country is falling behind” explains Laura Griffiths.
Restoring riparian habitats can offset stream warming and help protect a threatened Australian fish species
Incorporating species traits into systematic conservation planning can lead to more adequacy, explains Emilia Decker.
In 2015, the United Nations new development goals, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were brought into effect (http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals.html). The SDGs seek to achieve substantial country-level improvements across 17 broad development goals. The aim is that by 2030, all countries will need to measure and report on their progress towards achieving 169 separate sustainable […]
A world-first assessment of global wetlands finds conservation actions are lacking
Migratory species face a double jeopardy from climate change
By Dr Wade Hadwen Australian Rivers Institute and Griffith Climate Change Response Program Anthropogenically-forced climate change represents a major challenge to both the human and natural world. Given the rate of change and the inertia in the global climate system, there is a pressing need to address the major challenges that climate change poses – […]