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Equally Well website relaunched to improve mental health

Wednesday 17 Oct 2018

The national Equally Well campaign has recently launched a new website to help people living with mental illness.

CSU ditches plastic straws

Friday 12 Oct 2018

CSU is going ‘Straw No More’ by abandoning the use of plastic straws at all its catering outlets from Monday 8 October.

Putting sustainable tourism on the map in Myanmar

Friday 10 Aug 2018

A CSU academic is helping put sustainable tourism on the map in Myanmar by educating tourism students about the importance of sustainability in the country’s rapidly growing tourism sector.

Natural habitat can help farmers control pests, but not always a win-win

Tuesday 31 Jul 2018

CSU ecologists have contributed to a global study of the impact of natural habitat around farms on pest control in agricultural crops.

Many achievements on 11th annual CSU Sustainability Scorecard

Tuesday 17 Jul 2018

CSU has released the 2017 Sustainability Scorecard which details activities and achievements that contribute to CSU cementing its commitment to environmental sustainability and building upon being ‘Australia’s first Carbon Neutral University’.

Inspiring ageing in regional Australia: CSU symposium

Wednesday 11 Jul 2018

Two internationally recognised experts in inspired ageing will headline a symposium for communities across regional Australia to be hosted by CSU in Wagga Wagga, NSW, in August.

CSU student selected for the World University Games for cycling in Portugal

Tuesday 3 Jul 2018

Charles Sturt University (CSU) student Mr Liam Magennis will later this month head to Portugal to represent CSU, Drapac Cycling and Australia at the 2018 World University Cycling Championships.

Fishways show the way in Mekong basin

Wednesday 20 Jun 2018

A project led by CSU researchers has shown that fishways can be successfully added to irrigation structures to allow fish to swim upstream around obstructing migration barriers such as dams, weirs and levee banks.

Finding the right mix for people and Nature

Wednesday 30 May 2018

A team including a researcher from CSU has found that as Melbourne grows, it is better for many native bird populations to increase human numbers on existing urban land, rather than to continue the urban sprawl on Melbourne’s urban fringes.

First Conservation Workshop for endangered Red Panda held in Bhutan

Friday 25 May 2018

Charles Sturt University’s Senior Researcher for the Institute for Land, Water and Society, Dr Joanne Millar, is leading a three year research project that aims to protect red panda habitat and the livelihoods of yak herder in the high altitude rangelands of Bhutan. Funded by the UK Darwin Initiative Fund, the project is focusing on severe land degradation, red panda habitat loss and herder wellbeing in the winter rangelands of Sakteng Wildlife Sanctuary in remote eastern Bhutan.

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