Efforts to save the koala should focus on the availability of habitat and food resources under a changing climate.

Efforts to save the koala should focus on the availability of habitat and food resources under a changing climate, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

20 January 2015

From hitting the stage with Leonardo DiCaprio to capturing half a million underwater images of the world's coral reefs, it's been an exciting year for the Global Change Institute! Watch our 2014 Year in Review film to find out about more of our...

19 December 2014

As part of the Catlin Seaview Survey shallow and deep reef teams’ last deployment for 2014, we have re-visited sites on the Great Barrier Reef that we first surveyed back in October 2012.

19 December 2014

The Australian government has stepped up its campaign this month to prevent the Great Barrier Reef being listed as a World Heritage site “in danger” at international meetings next year.

18 December 2014
Sea levels are expected to rise by around one metre by the year 2100 leading to inundation of many coastal communities. Photo by Javier Leon Patino.

Coastal communities could be significantly damaged if authorities don’t plan ahead for sea-level rise, according to University of Queensland experts studying coastal inundation.

10 December 2014

GCI researchers had the opportunity to interview Sir David Attenborough for a new short film on the impacts of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef.

3 December 2014

A picture is worth considerably more than a thousand words to marine scientists working on the Catlin Seaview Survey, as they study more than 500,000 images in research to improve coral reef health.

21 November 2014

Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Director of the Global Change Institute, has received a prestigious award from His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco for his work on climate change.

14 October 2014

Research by The University of Queensland has led to a new technique for mapping a “probable” one-metre inundation by 2100 allowing researchers to identify parts of the coastline most at risk.

29 September 2014

UQ researchers with the Australian Sea Level Rise Partnership have developed a new set of principles to guide policymakers working with the challenge of variability in physical, geographical and biological processes in coastal regions.

19 September 2014

The University of Queensland and First Solar have begun construction on a 3.275 megawatt solar photovoltaic research facility at UQ’s Gatton campus.

6 August 2014

Tighter bag limits for fishermen have been identified as an important key to ocean ecosystem conservation.

1 August 2014
GCI's Catlin Seaview Survey team ready to deploy to Timor-Leste.

The Catlin Seaview Survey team deployed this week to Timor-Leste, the youngest country in the Indo-Pacific region. This small country became independent from Indonesia in 2002, and has been making great strides in establishing new governance systems...

24 July 2014
Weather stations outside and inside the building activate the motorised sunshades and louvres. Photo courtesy of HASSELL/Peter Bennetts.

A team of Audio Visual (AV) specialists from Information Technology Services (ITS) at The University of Queensland has won the annual 2014 AMX Innovation Award for Sustainability, for its innovative, cost effective, and sustainable practice approach...

14 July 2014


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