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We built a network of greenhouses and rain shelters to simulate what climate change will do to soils

Friday, 30 August 2019

This is one of the first studies to examine the impact of drought and warmer temperatures on living organisms below the ground (known as the soil biota), in biodiverse shrublands in Western Australia, near Eneabba, about 280km north of Perth. These areas are already suffering immense climate-related stress above ground as a result of rising temperatures and longer droughts. This is making these ecosystems extremely vulnerable with many plant species facing likely extinctions in the future.

How we’re helping the western ground parrot survive climate change

Friday, 23 August 2019

Climate change affecting the success of endangered species translocations

Turning the tap on groundwater research

Friday, 23 August 2019

ECU research has established global guidelines for looking after groundwater supplies and associate ecosystems.

Research colloquium success

Monday, 24 June 2019 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2019 > 04

International colloquium on Impact Assessment a success

Oceania Planetary Health Forum - Call to Action

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2018 > 11

On November 5 and 6, a Forum was held in Nadi, Fiji, to discuss Planetary Health, involving people from around the global region of Oceania.

Aussie digging mammals vital to iconic Tuarts

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

How can a tiny Quenda help save towering Tuarts?  It's all in the diet...

Australia's reptiles may be spreading rat poison through the food chain

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

Humans and endangered native species could be at risk from potentially deadly rat poisons according to new research from ECU.

Four new species of a tiny, blind crustacean you’ll never see

Tuesday, 04 September 2018

Researchers from Edith Cowan University have discovered four new species of tiny, blind crustaceans in aquifers beneath the Pilbara Region in remote Western Australia.

Congratulations to our star students

Tuesday, 21 August 2018 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2018 > 08

Two of the Centre for Ecosystem Management's students, Emily Lette and Melissa Karlinski, have received awards for their presentations at an international and national conference, respectively.  They did a fantastic job of representing both the CEM and the School of Science.

Industry Engagement PhD Scholarships

Friday, 06 July 2018 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2018 > 07

Are you thinking of furthering your career with a research degree and solving real world problems? ECU is seeking a PhD candidate to undertake research in Microbial Ecology.

Getting marron in the mood

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Researchers have successfully mated WA’s critically endangered Hairy Marron in an aquarium setting for the first time.

Birds' future is uncertain in comprehensive review

Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Climate-change driven forest fires and human actions are threatening the mound-building birds known as megapodes.

Managing floods, feces and fishes in Fiji: a nexus approach to achieving sustainable development goals

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2018 > 03

In this blog, Dr Aaron Jenkins looks at how a nested systems understanding of intersecting health and sustainability challenges helps to realise "nexus" points of intervention for seemingly disparate problems.

World Wetlands Day - Lake Joondalup

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 Schools > Science > Research activity > Centre for Ecosystem Management > News and events > Centre for Ecosystem Management > 2018 > 03

Research collaboration between members from the Centre for Ecosystem Management and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is ensuring the collection of robust ecological data for Perth's urban wetlands.

Heading back to the office? Bring these plants with you to fight formaldehyde (and other nasties)

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

In this article, originally written for The Conversation, ECU PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe looks at why and how certain plants can help improve the air and atmosphere of office environments.

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