List Media Releases

05/08/2013

PhD opportunity in Remote Sensing for Ecological Applications

PhD opportunity in Remote Sensing for Ecological Applications: multisensor integration for environmental flows.

28/07/2013

Adequacy of environmental assessment of the proposed Macquarie River pipeline to the city of Orange

Independent modelling on proposed Macquarie River pipeline project identifies inadequacies in environmental assessment

19/06/2013

Advanced Plant Identification Skills Course July 2013

AWRLC offers new course: Advanced Plant Identification Skills for Research and Environmental Assessment

19/06/2013

PhD project opportunity in ecological effects of dingoes

A PhD project is available to investigate the effects of dingo removal on ecosystem dynamics

08/05/2013

Scientific Foundations for an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

CES international collaboration outlines new protocol for IUCN Red List of threatened ecosystems

01/09/2012

Farming fish for change

The ACIAR project Fish for Prisons is helping rehabilitate prisoners in Papua New Guinea

10/06/2012

Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey 2011 Annual report

2011 annual summary report on the aerial survey of wetland birds in eastern Australia

01/04/2012

Scientific statement on proposed Basin Plan

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority faces an immense challenge to balance and reconcile many diverse, changeable and often conflicting demands in developing a Murray-Darling Basin Plan as a blueprin

01/02/2012

The truth is way outback

CES scientist Jes Sammut and his work in PNG features in an article in Spirit of Australia magazine about researchers working in remote areas in Australia and beyond.

06/06/2011

Dam risk to Murray-Darling wetlands may be underestimated

Computer modelling used to develop the Murray-Darling Basin Plan may have significantly underestimated the effects of building dams and diverting water on the internationally listed Macquarie Marsh

21/03/2011

World’s rivers buckling under twin threats of climate change and dams

"The world is watching how Australia manages the over-allocation of rivers caused by dam-building and increasing effects of climate change," says Professor Kingsford, editor of a special issue of Marine & Freshwater Research

01/12/2010

Scientists offer qualified support for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The Guide to the Basin Plan, released by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in October 2010, has attracted criticism, mainly

01/10/2010

Statement on the Guide to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan – a key national initiative

This statement outlines some key points relevant to the release of the Guide to the Murray-Darling Basin plan.

11/03/2010

Scientific Consensus Statement on upcoming Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Cautious support from scientists for the emerging Murray‐Darling Basin Plan

01/11/2009

A freshwater solution for the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth

The Australian Wetlands and Rivers Centre's analysis of data on river flows and extraction examines the requirements to meet the proposed solution for the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray mouth.

10/09/2009

Communique on management of environmental flows in a changing climate

Meeting of the global wetland and rivers expert group  (Skukuza 2009)

01/10/2008

World's largest wetland study underway

The largest ever survey of the health of Australia's vital wetlands has begun

10/04/2008

Shorebird numbers crash: survey alarm

An alarming new study has revealed that Australia's migratory and resident shorebirds have suffered a massive collapse in numbers over the past 25 years.

01/02/2008

Floodplain development and vegetation health on the Macquarie River floodplain of the Murray-Darling Basin

The first comprehensive analysis of floodplain development of any river in the Murray-Darling Basin

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