Australia’s carbon-rich mangroves need protection

Atmospheric Environment Research Centre
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The thin green strip of mangrove wetlands around the tropical coastlines of Australia and the world are the most carbon-rich forests on earth but they are at risk. Professor Rod Connolly, a marine scientist from Griffith University’s Australian Rivers Institute, is the co-author of new research that shows the vast reserves of carbon being sequestered […]

Griffith Uni stars at World Science Festival

Australian Rivers Institute
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From tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges to acknowledging the unsung women in science and getting kids to become eco-warriors, Griffith University is sharing its expertise across all areas at this year’s World Science Festival Brisbane. Held from March 22-26, the festival brings together great minds from around the world  in an annual week-long celebration and […]

Coastal Carbon Movement

Australian Rivers Institute
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The world runs on carbon, fueling human energy needs through hydrocarbons and driving food webs. Professor Connolly and his team from the Australian Rivers Institute investigate two key aspects of carbon movement. Transcript Professor Rod Connolly This is one of our projects on carbon in coastal wetlands. Carbon is the essential element of life it […]