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The state of Murray-Darling Basin bird life

In collaboration with Birdlife Australia, Richard Kingsford has edited a conservation statement on birds of the Murray-Darling Basin.


Frogs - Where do they go when it floods

We radio-tracked 52 frogs to investigate the influence of weather and flooding on habitat use, size of activity area and nightly movement. Activity area sizes and nightly distances of the species were highly variable.


Alien Fish boom shows difficulty of replenishing Murray-Darling

Research from the Centre of Ecosystem Science shows that, during the 2010-11 flooding of the Macquarie Marshes, measures t


Dr Duck features on ABC TV's Hello Birdy

Tune in Saturday 15th March at 6.30pm for a spot of waterbird counting with Dr Duck


Innovation that changed our world: Murray-Darling Basin Plan

CES researchers led by Professor Richard Kingsford have been recognised for their contribution to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan,


Short Intermediate Course in Stats - 3rd-7th March 2014

After the success of last year's course, the CES is once again hosting a five-day statistics course for postgraduates. For more info see the flyer attached below.


Job: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Conservation Biology (Endocrinology)

The Centre for Ecosystem Science (formerly AWRLC), through the School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), in collaboration with Taronga Conservation Society Australia, is seeking


Goodbye AWRLC, Hello Centre for Ecosystem Science!

We've decided to change our name to Centre for Ecosystem Science, to better reflect the direction and focus of the Centre.


PhD opportunity in Environmental Science

PhD opportunity in Environmental Science: surface water dynamics as a function of climate and river flow data.


PhD opportunity in Remote Sensing for Ecological Applications

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


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


Advanced Plant Identification Skills Course July 2013

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


PhD project opportunity in ecological effects of dingoes

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


Scientific Foundations for an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems

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


Farming fish for change

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


Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey 2011 Annual report

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


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


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.


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


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


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