Uncategorized Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • The global warming pause that never was

    CSIRO’s Ecos Newsletter shared this important article written by Jenni Metcalfe, that highlights the need for us to be informed about what is really happening in global warming… In recent years, there has been significant public discussion about a so-called ‘hiatus’ or ‘pause’ in global warming that has supposed to have spanned part of the […]

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  • Research into nest boxes – what works, what does not

    Darren Le Roux and colleagues have been investigating nest boxes for hollow-nesting birds and have some interesting results to share… Large trees support unique habitat structures (e.g. hollows) that form over centuries and cannot be provided by small trees. Large trees are also declining in human-modified landscapes worldwide. One restoration strategy gaining popularity involves adding […]

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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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  • RipRap 34, 35, 36 and 37 now available as previews, pdfs and Apps

    We appreciate that people like to get their information in lots of different ways, so we have now released RipRap with a preview so you can read the theme, peruse the contents and see which great authors we have writing for each edition.  You can also download RipRap as an easy to access pdf.  Please […]

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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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  • Kevin Warburton Freshwater Research News collaborates with ARRC

    Kevin Warburton from Charles Sturt University produces a fabulous newsletter summarizing freshwater research news across a range of key journals.  Kevin provides a short summary of each journal article and then the full link to the paper.  We are delighted that Kevin is collaborating with the ARRC so we can share his work further.  Recent […]

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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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  • Cultural Values of Wetlands

    Applications are invited for a Charles Sturt University PhD scholarship (APA equivalent) to work on a new project examining Indigenous values and uses of wetlands in the Murray region. The successful applicant will be based at CharlesSturtUniversity, Albury or Wagga Campus and work closely with a small team of researchers within the Institute for Land, […]

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