"Lakes380 is a five-year paleolimnology research programme to enrich understanding of the environmental, social and cultural histories of about 10% of New Zealand’s 3800 lakes"
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS REVOLUTIONISING MARINE MONITORING
WHAT WILL CLIMATE CHANGE MEAN FOR WATER STORAGES?
By Deputy Director David Hamilton Read Time: 421 words, 5 minutes. Recent funding from Water Research Australia to support a consortium of researchers to work on the effect that low reservoir levels has on water quality is providing impetus to better understand the effects of climate change of water storages. These storages are vital for [...]
Resilient reefs and resilient communities: how can we get there?
WASH? WASH WHAT? WHAT IS WASH?
"We tend to use our ironic acronym loosely, habitually, with limited regard for our listeners’ comprehension: it’s the ‘hour of comfort’, when everyone, worldwide, wants to turn on a tap, go to the toilet, wear clean clothes, and yes, wash. Bodies, faces, children, hands, to wash. Water to drink. A safe and dignified place to defecate. We all need Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)."
PREDICTING GLOBAL HOTSPOTS OF RISKS TO UNMONITORED SEAGRASS MEADOWS
AUSTRALIAN RIVERS INSTITUTE NAMED NUMBER ONE GLOBAL WATER SECURITY THINK TANK
Partnership to develop products for carbon markets and nutrient management
Director’s Welcome to Edition 4 of the ARI Magazine
Australian Rivers Institute Director Professor Stuart Bunn. Photo Australian Rivers Institute. Author: Australian Rivers Institute Director Stuart Bun Magazine Link: Magazine - Read Time: 711words, about 6 minutes. After an unavoidable delay, I welcome you to this edition of the Australian Rivers Institute Magazine. Looking back over the past year, it is quite remarkable to [...]
Poor water quality and trawling take toll on seagrass
“With fisheries for example, seagrasses provide nursery habitat for juvenile fish and foraging grounds for about 25% of the world’s biggest fisheries. "We identified associations between pressures and measured changes in seagrass extent and found that seagrasses are especially under threat from poor water quality and destructive fisheries like trawling."