Griffith Beacons

The tricks Australian forests use to survive bushfires

A review by The Bushfire Recovery Project has confirmed how it is that Australian eucalypt forests survive and regenerate after devastating wildfires like the 2019-20 Black Summer fires.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith experts take leading role in national environmental research hub

Griffith University will host eastern node of a new environmental research hub providing leadership in threatened species and extreme events such as bushfires.
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COVID-19

G20 stimulus potential triple win for climate, biodiversity and pandemic prevention

A new report is calling on the G20 to fund ‘Nature-based Solutions’ that address three of the main risks to humankind: biodiversity loss, climate change and global pandemics. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith data projects receive welcome boost

Griffith University’s unique FishID software project has been given a boost with the announcement of $211,000 in funding from the Australian Research Data Commons.
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Cities Research Institute

New funding to make life for aged care residents cooler

Life in aged care could become a whole lot cooler thanks to an innovative new research project led by University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and Griffith University.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

High-profile board to drive new approach for climate action

Growing concern about climate change has led to the appointment of an Australian-first board to help develop new strategies, partnerships and investment for climate action.
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Cities Research Institute

Research dives deep to understand climate impacts on whales

A world-first research project aims to understand how ocean changes influence the recovery of whale populations in the southern hemisphere.
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Alumni

Climate adaptation scientist wins Young Tall Poppy Award

Griffith University climate change adaptation scientist Dr Johanna Nalau has been recognised at the prestigious 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot embraces the harmony between city and sea

Gold Coast Bay is this week being declared a Mission Blue Hope Spot becoming part of a worldwide network that raises public awareness of marine protected areas.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Experts say climate action is needed to sustain healthcare

A panel of international experts brought together by Griffith University has warned there will be dire health consequences if action is not taken against climate change.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Disclosure of climate-related financial risks not enough to drive action

A new Griffith University study cautions over-reliance on a financial disclosure framework for driving climate action.
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Griffith Beacons

Griffith University to tackle climate change in new program

Griffith University has launched a new initiative to tackle one of the world’s most pressing problems.
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