Novel riparian ecosystems can support valuable biodiversity and critical ecosystem functions in human dominated catchments explain Drs Samantha Capon and Gary Palmer.
The Brisbane Declaration has been renewed. “More than ever, we need to ensure that our environment is getting the water it needs”, explains Emeritus Professor Angela Arthington
We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow in Aquatic Ecology to work on wetlands science and environmental accounting. The person will be supervised by Dr Chris Brown and work with Dr Mark Kennard and Professor Rod Connolly to bring together two projects. This is a 2 year position. Applications close 30th July. Apply here, read more […]
A welcome to country is commonly given at the start of seminars. Professor Sue Jackson asks what type of acknowledgement is appropriate in scientific papers.
New climate records shows droughts and floods happened more often in Brisbane’s past than currently believed
May 22 is the International Day for Biological Diversity and researchers at the Australian Rivers Institute are trying to better protect freshwater biodiversity
The impacts of pollution can be measured by looking at the types of habitats on coral reefs.
More must be done to meaningfully respond to Aboriginal peoples’ water rights claims. PhD researcher Lana Hartwig explains.
By Man Xiao In a new study, we found that more than 1130 freshwater ecosystems, including lakes, rivers, reservoirs, ponds, across all continents except for Antarctica, have had severe cyanobacterial (blue-green algal) blooms in the last three decades. Over 80% systems were found dominated by the potentially toxic Microcystis species. As the most common freshwater […]
New postdocs to work on the GLOW project to promote healthy marine ecosystems