Australian Rivers Institute

Switching to a feral pig diet helped boost croc numbers

A growing feral pig population supported the conservation success story of Australia’s largest carnivore, the estuarine crocodile.
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Australian Rivers Institute

GBR management methods at odds with climate change threats

Study finds 30 years of management approaches do not adequately address climate change threats to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith recognised as a leader in sustainable development

Griffith has been ranked in the global Top 100 (92) of universities globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Ambitious conservation action sees a brighter future for mangroves and seagrass

Ambitious restoration of mangroves and seagrasses could lead to substantial recovery of these ecosystems.
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Australian Rivers Institute

MDB water rights for First Nations decrease

Study finds indigenous water holdings drop in just 12 months. 
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Architecture, construction and planning

2021 Vice Chancellor’s Gala Award winners celebrated

Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Partnership to develop products for carbon markets and nutrient management

Griffith and emerging mineral processing tech company Zeotech have established a research program to develop agricultural product applications for carbon markets and nutrient management.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Poor water quality and trawling take toll on seagrass

Researchers find poor water quality and destructive fisheries contribute to decline of vital habitat and food source.
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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

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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