CONSERVATION LAW & POLICY
Within the Conservation Law and Policy research area we aim to apply the results of our core biological research to better inform the decisions of policy makers both within Australia and overseas.
This is achieved through direct involvement of our biological researchers on policy bodies and also through our collaborations with academics in Law to inform future policy.
Selected parts of the COAG Bushfire report are available for download in PDF format:
For further information contact Rob Whelan
Vice-Chancellor's Excellence in Research Awards for 2012
Expedition to Antarctica
PhD research student Jess Bramley-Alves’ recently travelled to the Antarctic region in her quest to develop a greater understanding of climate change and what the world can expect to happen in years to come. Read more
Antarctic mosses reveal past climate, react to present changes
Sharon Robinson studies mosses in Antarctica. They reveal information about past climate and are showing marked changes to current conditions. Changes in ozone and carbon dioxide are driving winds further south, resulting in increased evaporation and a reduction in the growing period. Interview with Robyn Williams. The Science Show. Radio National.