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There’s not much that kids love more than digging holes in dirt. And recently, a group of students from Alberton Primary School got their hands dirty planting their own trees with the launch of an exciting new project 'Trees for Good'.
Imagine you’re in a food court and spoilt for choice. How will you choose where to eat? It might be the look of the food, the smell, or even the chatter of satisfied customers. Marine animals do the same thing when choosing a good place to live.
Growing, foraging, cooking, and sharing meals is an everyday active engagement with culture, community and place, and the process of making and sharing meals has been key to our sense of connection to culture. Cooking can also be an acknowledgement of the more-than-human life we share a place with. By shopping local, foraging or growing, …
Do you buy plants online? You might be breaking the law without even knowing it. We found hundreds of different invasive plants and prohibited weeds advertised on a popular online marketplace. For the first time, our research has exposed the frequent, high volume trade in pest plants across Australia. State and territory governments are adopting …
There is increasing interest in owning wild and exotic animals and the internet is able to serve up whatever your heart desires, even if importing these animals is illegal. In the latest Ecofuturist episode, Professor Andy Lowe speaks with Dr Phill Cassey and PhD student Charlotte Lassaline, both from the School of Biological Sciences as well as …
University of Adelaide research making an impact
Professor Bob Hill gives an insight into our cross-faculty team and how we're making positive steps towards climate change, sustainability and the environment research.