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The Institute for Applied Ecology undertakes world class research to improve our understanding of the environment, and enhance decision-making for natural resource management and sustainable development.
The Institute operates within two specialised centres: the Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genetics, and the Centre for Applied Water Science.

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  1. CAWS Annual Report 2020-2021

    CAWS Annual Report 2020 - 2021

    The Centre for Applied Water Science (CAWS) Annual Report 2020-2021 is now available to view.

    The Annual Report highlights a range of achievements from ...

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  1. UC researchers support open letter to remove feral horses in Kosciuszko

    Researchers from the University of Canberra have joined scientists across Australia in the call to prevent further ecological damage in Kosciuszko National Park and other parks.

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  2. UC’s Krebs Lecture 2021: Accelerating species recovery through the application of genomics – a tale of the Tasmanian devil and the koala

    Professor Kathy Belov will deliver this year’s Krebs Lecture at the University of Canberra, outlining her extensive research into using genomics applications to save endangered species – and touching on fascinating evolutionary adaptations with far-reaching implications.

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  3. Climate change likely to outpace species adaptation

    Analysing past rates of evolution, University of Canberra researcher Dr Joanne Bennett has found that many species won’t be able to adapt their physiologies fast enough to respond to climate change.

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  4. Wetlands still in decline despite Ramsar Convention, says UC Professor

    This World Wetlands Day (WWD), we are still seeing an alarming decline in wetlands and their ecosystems, says the University of Canberra’s Professor Peter Bridgewater – despite the fact that millions of hectares of wetlands have been declared rare or important for conserving.

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    $3 million funding investment for Canberra collaboration to protect our future biodiversity and biosecurity

    Diversity Arrays Technology, the University of Canberra, and Australian National University have collaborated to create a big data platform accessible to users around the world.

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