Arts Education Law

New approach needed for conservation and ethical sharing of biological resources and science benefits

Researchers call for a new approach for sharing the benefits of biological resources, science and technology.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Light study protects blooming underwater meadows

Research into light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows to guide improved management.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Funding boosts to propel Griffith trio’s research

Australian Rivers Institute researchers take home Advance Queensland Fellowships to help fund individual projects.
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Australian Rivers Institute

‘Fish Shazam’ – acoustic monitoring a window into health of waterways

Researchers lead major drive to kickstart acoustic monitoring in freshwater systems.   
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Australian Rivers Institute

Can trees control algal blooms? You’d be surprised

Researchers find trees play greater role in preserving water quality than previously thought.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Microsoft AI grant sharpens PhD’s eye on fish monitoring

PhD candidate awarded Microsoft grant to enhance FishID, which identifies and analyses fish species. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

World-first HydroATLAS maps Earth’s river and catchment systems to enhance understanding and protection

Hi-tech atlas can assists researchers and practitioners address gaps in protection methods and understand the human impact on freshwater ecosystems. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Study identifies climate change threat to fish diversity in Murray-Darling Basin

Loss of biodiversity due to climate change could result in further decline in the health of Murray-Darling Basin.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Launch of $1m Griffith-led project to address impacts on catchments

Project to tackle problems at source in upper catchment regions impacted by extreme weather events.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Researchers map climate change using historical mangrove records

Research looks to the past to identify historical changes in mangrove and salt marsh dominance and distribution over the past 250 years.  
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith water science expert named ‘Earth Commissioner’ 

Professor Stuart Bunn among leading scientists named to identify risks, guardrails and targets for the planet.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Decline in tiger shark population defies expectations

New Griffith University research has revealed a 71% decline in tiger sharks across Queensland’s coastline.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Algae’s evolutionary background key to future climate change protection

Reef-building algae have a unique molecular makeup that could help future coral reefs to withstand climate change, a world-first study published today in Scientific Reports has found.
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Arts Education Law

Award-winning research uses power of sound to preserve waterways

A Griffith researcher who harnessed the power of sound to help preserve the planet's waterways has been recognised at the APRA Art Music Awards.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Study highlights support for reallocation of water to Indigenous communities

Survey finds 70% of respondents would back reallocation of water to Aboriginal communities. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Novel method assesses chemical impact on marine life

Chemical exposure to tissue samples tests toxicity in marine wildlife without harming animals.
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Arts Education Law

Art and science unite: prestigious grants to propel ecoacoustics research 

Ecoacoustics recognised with two illustrious grants that will help propel the unique, interdisciplinary field.  
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Australian Rivers Institute

Marine megafauna close to the coast but far from safe

Findings prompts call to include habitat links in species’ extinction assessments and recovery plans. 
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