Environmental Sciences

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Managing groundwater for farmers in Pakistan

Tuesday 14 Feb 2017

A new $2.15 million dollar project, led by CSU researchers, aims to ultimately improve the lives of millions of people by tackling groundwater over-extraction in Pakistan.

CSU expert: Climate change action needed now

Friday 10 Feb 2017

The latest heatwave in south eastern Australia points to the need for comprehensive government policies and action on climate change, says a CSU expert.

City home owners place higher values on healthy rivers

Wednesday 25 Jan 2017

Many city people enjoy living near healthy, natural rivers, but real estate valuers, town planners and economists find it difficult to place an economic value on this desire.

Valuing people’s well-being as benefits and costs

Monday 16 Jan 2017

Accurately valuing the social benefits and costs of community changes has proven elusive for policy and economic decision makers until a CSU research project.

CSU science graduate tags new career prospects

Thursday 12 Jan 2017

Studying science at Charles Sturt University (CSU) led Ms Bettina Grieve on a two-month adventure tagging fish in the Mekong River, giving her an appreciation of international scientific collaboration.

Mistletoe not just for Christmas

Tuesday 20 Dec 2016

A kiss under the mistletoe is a Christmas tradition but for a CSU scientist studying this parasitic plant is a year-round obsession.

Measuring greenhouse gases in agricultural landscapes

Tuesday 6 Dec 2016

A trial in a paddock at CSU is assessing how new techniques can lead to more accurate measurements of greenhouse gas emissions in agricultural landscapes.

The price of a healthy diet in western NSW

Monday 28 Nov 2016

CSU research has found a basic healthy diet can cost up to around a third of some family's income support payments, shining new light on food stress in western NSW.

CSU economist: US withdrawal from TPP a major concern

Friday 25 Nov 2016

The withdrawal of the United States from the world's largest trade deal, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), is being described by a senior CSU economist as a major concern for Australia.

Powering down at home

Monday 14 Nov 2016

A new project at CSU will reach out to low income households in the city of Albury to support them to reduce their energy consumption.

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