COVID-19

G20 stimulus potential triple win for climate, biodiversity and pandemic prevention

A new report is calling on the G20 to fund ‘Nature-based Solutions’ that address three of the main risks to humankind: biodiversity loss, climate change and global pandemics. 
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith data projects receive welcome boost

Griffith University’s unique FishID software project has been given a boost with the announcement of $211,000 in funding from the Australian Research Data Commons.
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

High-profile board to drive new approach for climate action

Growing concern about climate change has led to the appointment of an Australian-first board to help develop new strategies, partnerships and investment for climate action.
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Cities Research Institute

Research dives deep to understand climate impacts on whales

A world-first research project aims to understand how ocean changes influence the recovery of whale populations in the southern hemisphere.
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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

Griffith boosts its sustainability credentials with solar energy deal

The University has entered into an agreement with CS Energy which will ensure 50 percent of its electricity needs are provided by renewable power sources from next year.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Griffith showcases commitment to sustainability

Griffith’s commitment to environmental sustainability remains as important as ever and is being showcased with the University’s Sustainability Week.
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Alumni

Climate adaptation scientist wins Young Tall Poppy Award

Griffith University climate change adaptation scientist Dr Johanna Nalau has been recognised at the prestigious 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
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Australian Rivers Institute

Gold Coast Bay Hope Spot embraces the harmony between city and sea

Gold Coast Bay is this week being declared a Mission Blue Hope Spot becoming part of a worldwide network that raises public awareness of marine protected areas.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Pandemic won’t Hult students’ international competition

A scheme to build rooftop community gardens will spearhead a Griffith undergrad team's efforts against some of the world’s brightest in the Hult Prize Regional Finals.
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Business and government

Academic recognised for contribution to sustainable tourism

Griffith University’s Professor Susanne Becken has been recognized for her contribution to sustainable tourism with two prestigious awards.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith’s commitment to sustainable development shines in high profile film

Griffith’s EcoAdapt project and Griffith Centre for Coastal Management highlighted in BBC-produced film.
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Griffith Business School

Marine ecosystem values the focus of Rising Star of research

Multidisciplinary approach needed to enhance awareness of marine ecosystems values, says researcher.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Geography and tech key to sustainable development

Learning how to use technology and geography to aid in creating sustainable developments was the aim when Griffith University STEM students Martin Juncal and Jacob Breslin traveled to Thailand last month on a scholarship.
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Alumni

Graduate’s sustainable Lady Elliot Island design wins national architecture award

Griffith University graduate Sobi Slingsby recognised for being at the forefront of architecture and climate change.
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Engineering, IT and aviation

Partnership builds community capacity for clean, renewable power after Cyclone Pam

Researchers train Vanuatu school students and staff in off-grid renewable power systems. 
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Business and government

Symposium explores climate impact on health, attitudes and environment

One-day event examines broad impacts of climate change during Climate Week QLD 2019.  
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Australian Rivers Institute

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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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Witoelar Dialogue responds to the region’s climate change challenges

The two-day event was part of the Collaborative Australia-Indonesia Program on Sustainable Development and Climate Change (CAIPSDCC).
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