Men bathing in Ganga River, West Bengal, India -- Photo: Rabin Chakrabarti
Friday 7 October 2016
THE University of Queensland’s leadership on water solutions will be heard by 3500 global delegates at the World Water Congress and Exhibition this week. UQ Water Dire
GCI’s Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg is a part of a group of scientists selected to scope on the structure two special reports on climate change for the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN IPCC).
Tuesday 4 October 2016
Director of UQ’s Global Change Institute, Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg has been selected to help structure two special reports on climate change for the United Nations In
UN Sustainable Development Goals concerned with water have attracted attention from UQ research scientists. Photo:  James Singladore - Rio De Quingua
Tuesday 13 September 2016
The United Nations’ sustainable development agenda is ambitious but complex, and Australia will need to approach them creatively to attain them.
According to the UN, nearly 70% of the global population will live in cities by 2050, making urbanisation one of the 21st century’s most transformative trends. Photo: Redd Angelo
Friday 9 September 2016
The year 2016 is crucial for both food and cities.
Lynette Molyneux says the energy sector is dealing with a complex mix of relationships between consumer trends, global commodity markets, and state, federal and industry regulation.
Wednesday 7 September 2016
The energy sector is dealing with a complex mix of relationships between consumer trends, global commodity markets, and state, federal and industry regulation.
UQ research suggests that the ailing health of the GBR has in fact given tourists a new reason to visit, albeit one that doesn’t exactly promise a long-term future. Photo: Dana Bowers
Monday 15 August 2016
The health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is declining – a fact that has not been lost on the world’s media.
‘TROPIX101x: Tropical coastal ecosystems’ has been designed for people who want to develop the skills and knowledge needed to help preserve tropical coastal ecosystems.
Friday 12 August 2016
The Global Change Institute (GCI) offers two, free, online courses through edX, the world's leading consortium of massive open online courses (MOOCs).
A PhD equips people with the ability to think critically, to assess a problem in the context of the wider body of knowledge, and to produce original solutions independently.
Thursday 4 August 2016
The number of PhD students graduating from Australian universities continues to rise, with more than 8000 in 2014 and about one in three in science, technology, engineeri
Gatton heat pump diagram
Friday 29 July 2016
Maintaining the temperature of large buildings uses a huge amount of energy, but a new system at The University of Queensland’s Gatton campus is doing just this, while us
Bar-tailed-godwit (Photo: Dan Weller, Birdlife Australia)
Friday 29 July 2016
Climate change could make much of the Arctic unsuitable for millions of migratory birds that travel north to breed each year, according to a new international study publi
High standards of health and well-being are unattainable without safe, clean drinking water, removal of toilet waste from the local environment, and healthy hygiene behaviours. Photo CAAMA
Monday 11 July 2016
Nations are gathering in New York this week to discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to improve health, wealth and well-being for countries both
Consumers also have a right to information on the environmental impacts and ethical consequences of their food choices.
Wednesday 22 June 2016
Australia’s new country of origin food labelling laws come into effect on 1 July 2016.
People who fear the solutions to climate change, such as increased regulation of industry, are more likely to deny that there is a problem in the first place – what psychologists call “motivated disbelief”.
Tuesday 21 June 2016
The fossil fuel industry has spent many millions of dollars on confusing the public about climate change.
Marine scientists working on the XL Catlin Seaview Survey were shocked to see as much as half of corals in Big Island and other sites in Maui, Hawaii had died as a result of unusually hot conditions in 2015.
Tuesday 21 June 2016
University of Queensland scientists are concerned about news from the US National Ocean and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) that coral bleaching is likely to continue as h
Urbanisation, changing land practices, pollution and unsustainable fishing combine to mean more than 60 per cent of the world’s coral reefs are under immediate threat.
Thursday 9 June 2016
Researchers have distilled 40 years of coastal marine restoration studies into a set of powerful guidelines for anyone hoping to rejuvenate coastal habitats.


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