News

  • Report reveals climate change cost for Australian birds

    4th June 2013

    By Louise Errington The cost of saving Australia’s bird species from climate change is estimated at AU$18.8 million a year over the next 50 years, a report released last month reveals.

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    Warruwi women show capcity to adapt to climate change

    31st May 2013

    A report on a remote Arnhem Land community’s preferred adaptation strategies to climate change has been included in a portfolio that will be presented at Parliament House in Canberra tomorrow.

  • Research to improve food security in Indonesia

    17th May 2013

    By Louise Errington Ineffective water catchment policy and practice is contributing to insecure food sources and uncertain livelihoods in regional areas of eastern Indonesia.

  • SMS to improve Indonesian health care

    15th May 2013

    East Indonesian district health offices are turning to text messages to deliver patient care following training from a team at Charles Darwin University.

  • Larrakia trainee Keith Sailor

    Bush tucker remains a healthy harvest

    7th May 2013

    By Leanne Coleman A research project has shown that shellfish species in Darwin Harbour, which are considered good bush tucker, are indeed “good eating”.

  • Passing on Australian agricultural expertise...Chinese scientists visit CSIRO crop research at Black Mountain, Canberra. (Carl Davies, CSIRO)

    Academic questions 'Asian food bowl' ambition

    28th March 2013

    An environmental academic says Australia should stop trying to become the 'food bowl of Asia' and instead export its agricultural knowledge and skills.

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