Giving

Fuel reduction burning effective for small targeted areas, but…

Prescribed burning can reduce house loss during bushfires so long as it is targeted close to houses.
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Griffith Beacons

Post-fire logging removes tree hollows vital for wildlife recovery

An expert review on logging after bushfires found it removes tree hollows which are vital in the recovery of more than 225 native species.
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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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Centre for Catalysis and Clean 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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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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Griffith Beacons

Griffith University to tackle climate change in new program

Griffith University has launched a new initiative to tackle one of the world’s most pressing problems.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Albatross project among those to fly high at climate change adaptation awards

The woman behind an albatross conservation project was just one of the winners at this year’s National Climate Change Adaptation Conference held at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne.
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Centre for Planetary Health and Food Security

Registrations open for historic sustainability leadership program

Griffith University has announced the opening of registrations, along with the first cohort of prominent program faculty members for next year’s Executive Education in Sustainability Leadership Program (EESLP). The EESLP is an internationally renowned sustainability program to be hosted by the Griffith University EcoCentre from the 6th to the 9th of March 2018, currently delivered […]
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Coastal and Marine Research Centre

Building knowledge to adapt to climate change – celebrating NCCARF’s success

Knowledge of how to adapt to climate change in Australia is celebrated this week as NCCARF comes to the end of its second phase of operation and officially launches CoastAdapt, a resource to support coastal managers as they seek to respond to climate risks. NCCARF is the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility, which has […]
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Griffith Sciences

Climate change tool to help coastal communities prepare

More than 200 coastal councils across Australia will be able to better protect themselves against erosion and flooding threats with a new tool that provides them with almost everything they need to prepare for climate change impacts.
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Horses, trains and climate change?

A Torres Strait islander, a horse organisation, a metropolitan train operator and a cross-Tasman environmental association have been honoured for their achievements in climate change adaptation at an awards ceremony this week. The Climate Adaptation Champions for 2015-16 were announced as part of the NCCARF CSIRO Climate Adaptation Conference 2016, held in Adelaide. The Director of […]
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Australian Rivers Institute

Research leads to Great Barrier Reef rescue purchase

A leading Griffith research team has provided the science behind a bold government decision to buy up grazing land in an effort to protect the Great Barrier Reef from sediment run-off.
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Architecture

ARC Linkage Projects strengthen Griffith’s research profile

Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.
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Griffith Climate Change Response Program (GCCRP)

Griffith role in Vanuatu cyclone restoration project

The Griffith Climate Change Response Program is contributing to a project bringing new resilience and essential services to Vanuatu's cyclone-ravaged Tanna Island
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Features

Griffith climate change expert presents at World Science Festival Brisbane

Griffith climate change expert Brendan Mackey will headline the World Science Festival Brisbane on how to save Australia’s iconic reefs.
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Features

Paris climate accord opens vital role for universities

University research will play a crucial role in the lead-up to and beyond the 2020 implementation of the historic Paris climate change accord, says Griffith University's Professor Brendan Mackey
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Features

Map boosts understanding of UN climate regime

As the United Nations Conference on Climate Change continues in Paris, Griffith University research is enhancing understanding of a complex and major policy instrument for combatting global warming
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