Environmental Futures Research Institute

Hook, line and sinker: Is your fishing trip injuring coastal raptors?

Fishing equipment is the deadliest threat faced by coastal birds of prey a new study published in the Journal of Raptor Research has found.
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Griffith School of Environment and Science

New definition of sustainability reflects the interdependence of all life

An international collaboration reveals a new definition of sustainability that expands the concept to non-human species and their needs.
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Corporate

Student design to make Gold Coast school garden bloom

The garden of a Gold Coast primary school will be overhauled with a landscaping design created by a Griffith University botany student.
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Australian Rivers Institute

4000 chemicals found in Great Barrier Reef turtles raises concerns of contamination hotspot

Toxic chemicals are accumulating in Great Barrier Reef turtles and fish species popular with consumers, according to a new report by Griffith University and the World Wide Fund for Nature Australia.
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Arts Education Law

Nine students net New Colombo Plan Scholarships

A remarkable group of Griffith University undergraduate students have been named as 2021 New Colombo Plan scholars.
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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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Alumni

Diving headfirst into a dream career

Marine biology graduate Rachel Janes has channeled her passion into a dream job.
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Arts Education Law

Professional and support staff celebrated at VC Awards

Remarkable Griffith University staff members have been recognised at the 2020 Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Professional and Support Staff Service.
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Cities Research Institute

Queensland’s electorates with the most to lose

The social and economic performance of Queensland electorates has been indexed by a Griffith University researcher.
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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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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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Business and government

Experts say Binna Burra is a stellar example of disaster recovery

As Binna Burra Lodge reopens to guests, Griffith tourism and climate adaptation experts say tourism operators can learn a lot from its journey back from devastating bushfires a year ago.
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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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Cities Research Institute

Planning expert says CBD downsizing will have major implications for cities

Dr Tony Matthews says there is building evidence of a mass exodus from commercial office space in the Brisbane CBD and it will have major implications for all cities in a variety of ways.
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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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Centre for Clean Environment and Energy

New eco-friendly nanomaterial could energise electric storage

Griffith University researcher wins $860,000 Australian Research Council Future Fellowship grant to develop an environmentally friendly method to produce 2D nanomaterials for energy storage devices.  
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Environmental Futures Research Institute

Global warming and pollution have similar impact on coral reef fish

Human-caused stresses of global warming and pollution affect coral reef fish development and survival via disruption of the same pathway in the endocrine system.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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