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

Griffith Centre for Coastal Management
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 […]

Horses, trains and climate change?

Griffith University climate change expert Brendan Mackey will speak at the World Science Festival Brisbane.
Centre for Environment and Population Health
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 […]

Research shows value of marine green zones

Rabbitfish grazing on coral reef
Australian Rivers Institute
A new study from Griffith University shows that marine reserves (green zones) can help coral reefs withstand the impact of extreme floods. Researchers from Griffith’s Australian Rivers Institute, CSIRO and the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility studied the impact of the catastrophic floods of early 2011 – which saw much of Queensland declared a […]