Category Archives: Climate change

Things are heating up: invasive grassy weeds and climate change in Canberra

What is a weed? As described in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Weeds Strategy, a weed is ‘considered to be a terrestrial or aquatic species of non-native or native plant that is harmful to the natural environment (ecosystems/biodiversity), agriculture and … Continue reading

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Biodiversity Conservation and Humanitarian Engineering: Closer Than You Think

U5012556 | Joel Davy Systems, systems, systems. This is what I’ve heard the entire time studying engineering/arts. After 3 years of laying the groundwork for understanding things from a “systems” perspective, earlier this year I was able to dig deep into … Continue reading

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Dieting to beat the heat: possum diets and climate change

A fuzzy face popped up on my Facebook feed: possum volunteers wanted! I was sold, and started volunteering the very next week. From February onwards I have been helping to care for the brushtail possums that are the focus of Sarah … Continue reading

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