12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Funding explores enviro impact of firefighting chemicals

Researcher aims to determine ecological impacts of firefighting chemicals used to control bushfires.
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14 Life Below Water

Ancient, endangered fish found 1400km north of previous known range

Scientists confirm endangered lamprey living in coastal rivers of Queensland.
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12 Responsible Consumption and Production

Lake ‘healthcare screening’ needed to safeguard global human health and ecosystems

Urgent need for coordinated action to remedy lake ecosystems globally.
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13 Climate Action

Alternative tidal wetlands in plain sight overlooked Blue Carbon superstars

Study highlights increasing opportunities for conservation, restoration and improved management of wetlands.  
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14 Life Below Water

Floating algae a raft for juvenile pelagic fish

Floating macroalgal acts as a raft that provides habitat for a diverse array of juvenile oceanic fish
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Protecting high value water sources in central Queensland

Griffith University researchers are taking a novel approach to understanding and protecting water sources in central Queensland’s Great Artesian Basin
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith-led CRC attracts $140 million to tackle plastic waste

Griffith's first CRC to unite industry, government and research to enhance plastics value chain.  
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Griffith University achieves a stellar outcome for its sustainability efforts

Griffith University has been ranked 40th globally in the QS Sustainability Ranking 2024, including 2nd in Queensland overall, and 7th in Australia.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Translating global theories of change into tangible steps for conservation of ecosystems

Developing a framework for global ‘theories of change’ that coordinate local and global actions to secure a future where humans live in harmony with nature
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Living within safe & just Earth System Boundaries for blue water

Can basic human water needs be met without exceeding safe and just Earth System Boundaries (ESB) for surface and groundwater (blue water), defined to protect people and planet?
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Surfers’ mental health creates US$1 trillion economic wave

Study calculates large-scale economic value of mental health benefits of recreational surfing.
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13 Climate Action

Pollutants may mimic female sex hormones, feminizing endangered green sea turtles

A Griffith-led study on the influence of pollution on the sex ratio of clutches of green sea turtles has found that it may compound the female-biasing influence of rising global temperatures
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Traditional owners take the lead safeguarding fresh & marine waterways

A collaboration between Griffith University and the Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation is training groups of Traditional owners to take the lead monitoring and safeguarding fresh & marine waterways in the Gulf of Carpentaria
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10 Reduced Inequalities

Climate-induced loss is impeding human rights in the Pacific

Climate change is impeding the human rights of a large group of people living in the Pacific, a recent report in Nature reveals.
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Understanding a river’s history is key to predicting its response

A new Griffith study has developed a metric to describe the relationship between flow and water quality to understand the response of waterways to flood events
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Green & Blue by ’32 – restoring catchments & rivers in SEQ for the 2032 Olympics

Can we turn our catchments and cities green, and make our waterways blue by 2032, and if so, how?
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Bit by bit microplastics from tyres are polluting our waterways

Particles from tyre wear were found to be the most prevalent microplastic in urban stormwater
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11 Sustainable Cities and Communities

Surfers, artists, leaders explore climate impacts at SWELL

Event asks what the future holds for coastal communities and much-loved beaches.
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