Environmental Sciences

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European honey bee steals the media spotlight

Monday 20 Jun 2016

Native insects play an important role in pollinating agricultural crops but it's the European honey bee that often gets the glory.

Coalition voters show large swing towards climate policy

Thursday 16 Jun 2016

CSU research shows more Coalition voters accept climate change is real and are willing to pay nearly as much as Labor voters for carbon policies such as a carbon tax or direct action.

New community bushfire preparedness plan for NSW

Wednesday 15 Jun 2016

A new community safety program aimed at preparing communities to protect residents' health and wellbeing during major bushfires has been developed using CSU research.

Better parks for a better, healthier life

Wednesday 15 Jun 2016

A study is underway in urban parks in regional NSW to find out what older Australians value about recreational spaces and where they would like to see improvements.

New immigrants re-energise regional Australia: national report

Tuesday 24 May 2016

New immigrants are filling important needs in regional Australia, bringing skills, innovation and vital labour to the agriculture sector, according to new research.

CSU study finds savings in healthy, generic food

Monday 23 May 2016

Families can save up to $2 000 a year if they purchase healthy, generic food from supermarkets, a CSU study has found.

Electric carts at CSU help environment and save money

Tuesday 10 May 2016

CSU is further embracing a sustainable future with the arrival of its first electric cart vehicles at Bathurst and Wagga Wagga.

Australian youth homelessness report launched

Thursday 28 Apr 2016

A report into Australian youth homelessness to be launched today reveals more than 41 000 people aged between 15 and 23 seek help from homeless support agencies each year, with rural and regional youth particularly vulnerable. CSU Professor in Finance Adam Steen is one of three principal researchers behind The Cost of Youth Homelessness in Australia.

Blue-green algal bloom under the spotlight

Thursday 7 Apr 2016

An algal bloom plaguing hundreds of kilometres of the Murray River system has meant more field work for CSU scientist, Professor Robyn Watts and her research team.

Regional rail decline with unattended stations

Thursday 31 Mar 2016

Increasing the number of unattended train stations in regional NSW to 11 will 'continue a long trend of decline' says CSU academic.

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