23 March 2011

Media Items of Interest - 2011

December 2011

"National research partnership supports marine biodiversity management"

Prof Nic Bax, Director NERP Marine Hub

Australia’s Marine Biodiversity Hub is a four-year research partnership established in 2011 by the Commonwealth Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC) National Environmental Research Program (NERP). It links the expertise and resources of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (...

1 December 2010

Workshops 2010

Marine Protected Areas Workshop
Understanding DSEWPaC’s research needs for managing the Commonwealth marine reserve estate
16 November 2010, Canberra

The Marine Biodiversity Hub hosted a workshop with the Department  of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC) to bring together policy-makers, managers and researchers in protected area management. The goal of the workshop was to foster understanding about the future legislative, policy,...

30 September 2010

Media Items of Interest - 2010

6 December 2010
Science to support Australia's biodiversity
Australian Government invests in five research hubs that will provide first-class science that is essential for sustainably managing Australia's biodiversity - under the National Environmental Research Program (NERP)
The Hon Tony Burke MP
Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and...

1 January 2009

Media Items of Interest - 2009

28 June 2009 - ABC Radio National “Background Briefing”
Australia’s ocean territory
Marine Biodiversity
Hub Director Nic Bax, and others
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/australi...

25 March 2009 - ABC “Bush Telegraph”
Triple bottom line - novel economic instruments to support biodiversity conservation...

12 December 2008

Media Items of Interest - 2008

8 October 2008
Minister Garrett opens workshop

The hub’s second annual science workshop held in October 2008 was opened by the Hon. Peter Garrett, Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA).

Mr Garrett was in Hobart to release the findings of two recent DEWHA/CSIRO research voyages to monitor the Tasman Fracture and Huon Commonwealth Marine Reserves, about 100 nautical miles off the coast of southern Tasmania. “Mr Garrett said the discoveries were a...

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