Are orangutan populations increasing? Science says no

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Getting more green: Smart allocation of restoration funds

Making the most of limited conservation funds

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Are orangutan populations increasing? Science says no
Tweeting for their lives
Getting more green: Smart allocation of restoration funds
Making the most of limited conservation funds
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CEED Twitter Conference

On 22 May 2018, aligned with World Biodiversity Day, CEED hosted its inaugural online Twitter Conference with a focus on Environmental Decisions.

We're proud that the latest in environmental decision science was freely accessible to all, and that our online conference didn't generate travel emissions! More info...

Getting more green: Smart allocation of restoration funds

Since European settlement, more than a quarter of Australia’s native forest and woodlands have been cleared and scientists say vegetation restoration is urgently needed to avoid further loss of species and ecosystem services.

To help ensure that tax-payer money is spent cost-effectively, efficiently, and transparently in restoration projects, scientists from The University of Queensland and the Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions have developed a decision support tool that delivers a ‘cost-effective roadmap’ for investment in land restoration.

Project leader Dr Luke Shoo said the approach considers much more than just planting trees.

Read more: Getting more green: Smart allocation of restoration funds

Do MPAs work for this iconic, threatened seabird?

Seabirds depend on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) as a safe haven for feeding, especially during their breeding season when adults spend days out at sea foraging to feed their young.

But a new study from CEED has found sites chosen at random would be more effective than the current MPAs managed by the Commonwealth Government for protecting one of Australia’s most iconic, threatened seabirds - the endemic Shy Albatross.

Read more: Do MPAs work for this iconic, threatened seabird?

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