With heavy rain falling across many areas impacted by the bushfires, two fish experts warn the ash, charcoal and silt this rain will wash into the rivers can quickly deteriorate the water quality and have adverse impacts on aquatic life.
Professor David Watson shares how Australia’s latest series of summer bushfires have propelled the country into uncharted territory and proven to many that the world’s climate really is changing.
Dr Dale Nimmo sets the record straight on the tales that suggest during bushfires, wombats heroically usher other animals into their fire-proof burrows, and says although these tales are untrue, wombat burrows do protect other species in bushfires.
A Charles Sturt University animal ecology expert outlines the techniques and strategies employed by Australia’s ingenious fauna when a bushfire threatens their survival.
Professor Deborah Warr’s research has focused on a wide range of health and social issues, including domestic and family violence, and she firmly believes more needs to be done to end domestic violence, especially in rural and regional Australia.
The democratising role of Australian media is increasingly threatened by the national security state not always acting in the public interest.
Charles Sturt’s Strategic Adviser for Regional Development the Hon. Fiona Nash shines a light on the valuable contribution of rural women, and says it is thanks to these women and their enormous contributions that our nation is so successful.
Associate Professor in Nuclear Medicine at Charles Sturt University Dr Geoff Currie is a member of the working party that provides counsel on the distribution of the radionuclide molybdenum-99/technetium-99m in Australia when supply levels are down.
A Charles Sturt University expert argues that the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could provide significant guidance to governments and indigenous nations as they negotiate treaties.