JCU researcher studies climate change and its effects on rainforests - Lead researcher Brett Scheffers of the Centre for Climate Change and Tropical Biology at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, said “our findings suggest that the biodiversity that lives in the tree tops of rainforests may be pushed toward the cooler and wetter ground as the climate warms.”
Enviro sciences at GriffithGriffith climate change expert Brendan Mackey recently headlined the World Science Festival Brisbane as part of a panel discussion about ways to save Australia’s iconic reefs from decline.
A James Cook University researcher has found more than three quarters of Australians regard the Great Barrier Reef as part of their national identity and nearly 90 per cent believe it is under threat from climate change.
JCU and rangers track climate change - James Cook University scientists and Land and Sea Rangers from the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) have installed scientific instruments to measure the impact of climate change in Australia’s northern-most islands.
JCU studies how climate change will affect your diet - The great Australian favourite—red meat—may be under threat as climate change continues to hit food-growing areas. And while scientists think kangaroo and seafood could become the new staple diet, poorer Australians will still likely be worse off.