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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cheers – charge your glass with a Griffith scientist

Science will be on tap when researchers trade the lab for the pub.
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Griffith lends expertise to $329m marine research centre

Seafood, marine renewable energy and offshore marine engineering experts unite for Blue Economy Coorperative Research Centre.
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Hon Karen Andrews MP launches Griffith’s Sea Jellies Illuminated

Official launch pf partnership celebrates union of research and tourism.
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Griffith’s Women in STEM step up for 2019 Prize

Griffith STEM researchers offer diverse projects for QLD Women in STEM Prize.
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Carbon economy and wetland protection to benefit from new app

New app calculates carbon value of mangroves and their emissions if removed.  
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Listening in on wildlife to aid Murray Darling wetlands

Griffith researcher eavesdrops on ecosystems to monitor wetland restoration outcomes via water allocations. 
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‘Freshwater orchestra’ of singing fish and insects a new tool in river health monitoring

Researchers lead ecoacoustic study into river health monitoring by recording fish, insects and water flow. 
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Researchers confirm 50-year decline of shark numbers continues

Data reveals consistent and widespread declines of apex sharks along Queensland coastline.
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