July 2014 - Rivers of Carbon

  • What science communicators can learn from listening to people

    My friend Nadeem Samnakay sent me this terrific piece of work featured in The Conversation.  It is well worth a look in relation to communicating complex scientific issues to the wider community. I say ‘look’ because it is presented in a series of the YouTube videos that are well worth watching.  If you want to communicate […]

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  • RipRap Edition 37: Rivers of Carbon – Rivers of Life

    I promise you this edition of RipRap is worth the wait, it has taken me some time to pull it together but the quality of the articles are excellent, and for anyone working in riparian restoration and community engagement, this edition is for you. We feature projects from across Australia that are focusing on gaining […]

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  • Special Edition of Ecological Management and Restoration Journal on ten years of the Native Fish Strategy

    This special Edition of the Journal is free and has been made possible by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and the generosity of the authors. It brings together a wealth of knowledge and contains key reviews on: Fish passage Environmental flows for fish. Management of alien fish, threatened fish and recreational fisheries Natural resource management governance and engagement […]

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  • The Cod-o-meter – a new free App to help the Murray Cod

    My friend Alan Couch has created what he describes as a ‘modest app’ that he wants us all to use to generate interest in the welfare of the Murray Cod and track where they are being caught.  It is easy to use, attractive and I think it will be a great way to get people […]

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  • Maximising the environment’s water budget can benefit everyone

    We all want to realize the opportunities the Basin Plan has to make environmental flows work as efficiently as possible.  This is essential, because the environment is on a tight budget and it is in everyone’s interest that it spends wisely. The Australian Conservation Foundation’s, Jonathan La Nauze discusses the way we need to work together on, […]

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  • Envirostories – Children writing fabulous Catchment Champions Books

    ARRC story scout Damian McRae sent me this link to a fabulous website that provides resources for schools to get children writing about our environment and the people who care about it.  One part of the website that really caught my eye is the Catchment Champions Books where friends Luke Pearce, John Conallin and Mike Copland each […]

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