11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Plan encourages habitat protection to prevent pandemics

Study urges conserving natural areas and promoting biodiversity to prevent disease outbreaks.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Rope entanglement behind low breeding in right whales

Entanglements and ship strikes heavily impact critically endangered species' future.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

All eyes on koala movements with AI tech in full swing this spring

September is coupled with the arrival of spring, which inspires a flurry of activity in the animal world as breeding season for many different species cranks up a notch. September is also Save The Koala month, which aims to highlight the threats to koalas, including habitat loss, climate change, disease and human activity, contributing to […]
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Human-bird backyard interactions soar during lockdowns

COVID-19 created global appetite to care for feathered friends.
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1 No Poverty

Forest regeneration project puts tools in community hands

Griffith works with communities on use of forests and what they want and need from future forests.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Alpine habitat may be more susceptible to bushfire

Findings reveal how Australia’s alpine habitat responds to climate change and bushfires.
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13 Climate Action

Funding boost creating a buzz for insect research

A study looking into the effects of climate change on insects within Lamington National Park is set to go international following a funding injection of $470,000.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Project investigates migrating humpbacks in busy bay

Researchers, government and stakeholders take proactive approach to understand the behaviour of whales in Moreton Bay.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Scientists call for chemical pollution monitoring in Antarctica to support global chemical policy

Research highlights chemical pollution monitoring frameworks lacking in Antarctic and Southern Ocean region.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Bushfire fighting chemicals extinguish frog development

A new Griffith study has found that bushfire fighting chemicals commonly marketed as environmentally friendly can severely affect frog development
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Researchers get the drop on new frog species

Frog resembling 'bird poo' among new species.
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15 Life on Land

Changing landscapes alter disease-scapes: study

Researchers identify how vector-borne diseases in different environments respond to human pressures.
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Earth’s poorest pay highest price for human-wildlife conflict

Research finds individuals farming with cattle in developing countries up to 8 times more vulnerable than those in developed economies.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Terri Butler brought in to bat for Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative

Former Federal MP, Terri Butler has joined Griffith’s Climate Ready Initiative (CRI) board, putting her sharp political faculties towardclimate readiness and resilience.
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Biodiversity

World-first innovation accelerates process to safeguard environment and wildlife

World-first data analysis platform, EcoCommons has been launched, transforming our ability to understand the impacts of the climate crisis on Australia’s environment and native species.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Climate and human-driven habitat destruction alter bat behaviour and increase Hendra virus spillover risk

Data spanning 25 years explores impacts climate and land-use change have on bat behaviour and Hendra spillover.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Study highlights overlooked hotspot of frog diversity

New Guinea home to around 7% of the world’s frogs in less than 1% of the world’s land area.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

20-year insect research to investigate the buzz around climate change

Griffith University researchers will head to Lamington National Park to recreate a 20-year-old study investigating the effects of climate change on insects.
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