Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith hosts vital disaster debrief and planning sessions

Disaster management experts have gathered at Griffith for the inaugural Resilience in Practice Symposium, coinciding with the 10-year anniversary of the Queensland-wide floods in 2011. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

New Griffith-backed alliance to deliver sustainable climate-ready national economy

An alliance of business leaders, industry and community groups has committed to a five-year collaboration to plan and deliver a sustainable economic transformation for the nation.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Unique ocean chemicals slip through the net

The search for new natural products from the ocean is overlooking unique and potentially beneficial compounds, a Griffith University study has found.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith experts support reforms of Lao PDR’s water sector

Project to support improvement of water governance and management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Three out of four turtle populations risk cadmium contamination

Three out of four Queensland green turtle populations risk harmful effects from cadmium found a Griffith University-led study.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Lack of species depth threatens mangroves

Limited number of invertebrate ecological roles puts mangroves at risk.
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Australian Rivers Institute

All-in-one tool streamlines molecular weight analysis

World-first method streamlines process of identifying structure and molecular weight of compounds.
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Alumni

Griffith launches Australia’s first marine wildlife cell bank

Researchers from Griffith University are looking to collect cell samples of every marine species on the planet with the launch of Australia’s first Marine Wildlife Cell Bank.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Finding the best way to a whale’s diet through its skin 

Skin, not blubber is the most effective way of revealing migrating whales’ diet.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Submerging aquaculture cages could be the answer for fish farming

The use of submerged cages may be the answer the aquaculture industry is looking for a new Griffith-led review has found.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Coral reef ‘cement’ losing ability to tolerate heat snaps

Essential reef 'ecosystem engineers' under threat from ocean warming and acidification.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Carbon stockpiles abound in mangrove sinkholes

Highest single carbon stocks ever reported found in mangrove 'cenotes'.
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Alumni

Six Griffith affiliates named Fulbright scholars

Prestigious Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to six talented members of the Griffith University community.
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Australian Rivers Institute

New research determines high price of mangrove loss

Study compiles global data sets to project carbon emissions from mangrove loss.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith’s Gold Coast campus ecosystem flourishes

The biodiversity of Griffith’s Gold Coast campus continues to bloom, with a recent survey revealing an increase in wildlife species on site to more than 130 different types.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Australian Rivers Institute named number one global water security think tank

Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute has been named the number one global water security think tank by the ‘2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report’.
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Australian Rivers Institute

2011 Brisbane flood reveals trees are a key to clean drinking water 

2011 Brisbane Floods shows that the revegetation of riverbanks can reduce the sediment load entering drinking water supplies during large floods.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith University central in world leading water security index

Griffith University researchers were central in developing the Asian Development Bank’s world leading water security index, the Asian Water Development Outlook 2020
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