Environmental Sciences

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CSU researcher seeks powerful lessons from Nepal

Friday 17 Mar 2017

A CSU researcher investigating power generation in remote villages in Nepal may provide lessons for small remote communities in Australia.

Mapping for conservation

Tuesday 14 Mar 2017

CSU research is investigating the best way to apply species distribution modelling to support plant and animal conservation.

Mixed results for cutting Sunday penalty rates in regional Australia: CSU expert

Wednesday 1 Mar 2017
A CSU expert believes there are mixed results for regional Australia in the proposal to cut Sunday penalty rates for some weekend workers.

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.

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