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By Professor Fran Sheldon As the drought tightens its grip on southeastern Australia many towns look like running out of drinking water with a forecast of millions of dollars needing to be spent to keep regional communities viable until the drought breaks. This current drought is occurring hot (pardon the pun) on the heels […]
By Dr Man Xiao On 24 Oct 2018, and aligning with the International Day of Climate Action, the Australia Rivers Institute at Griffith University hosted the first ever online cyanobacterial Twitter Conference (Twitter hashtag: #cyanoTC2018). It was a success, with 22 presentations from all over the world covering: modelling, experimental and field studies, cyanotoxin measurement […]
“We found that prawns collected closer to shore had higher concentrations of potential pollutants” says Dr Munroe
If there is too much sediment and nutrients, delivered by floods from land-based erosion, algal blooms can occur that have negative effects on the Great Barrier Reef
“Arctic rivers are some of the most pristine in the world and supply 11% of the world’s river flow, but they are rapidly changing due to climate change and other human impacts” says Dr Ryan Burrows from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University.
May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity and researchers at the Australian Rivers Institute are trying to better protect freshwater biodiversity