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Dr Arnagretta Hunter ‘Climate change and our health and wellbeing’ Thursday, 24 March 2022 - 12:30pm

Black Summer 2019 / 2020 left many people in Canberra with personal insight into the health impacts of our changing climate. Arnagretta is Human Futures Fellow, ANU, and a Senior Lecturer in the Rural Clinical School at ANU Medical School. Her discussion will explore both the health impacts of climate change and the health benefits of our natural environment.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Dr Prame Chopra ‘Melting ice and rising seas; how much, how fast?' Thursday, 31 March 2022 - 12:30pm

Prame, formerly of ANU, will discuss the uncertainties in the future paths of ice volume and sea level, the machinations of the imperfect Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the likely consequences for us all.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Michael Mulvaney and Chris Davey ‘Gang-Gang nesting ecology’ Thursday, 7 April 2022 - 12:30pm

Chris and Michael will reveal how citizen science research by hundreds of Canberrans has contributed to the scientific and wider understanding of Gang-Gangs and how this research is to be continued with a focus on trying to answer why the Gang-Gang numbers have been stable here, but declined in other places.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Professor Simon Haberle ‘What you never knew about poo!’ Thursday, 14 April 2022 - 12:30pm

Simon, who is Director, School of Culture, History & Language, will tell the fascinating story of tiny fungi that live on dung and what they tell us about giant animals that roamed the earth.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

Dr Stuart Rae ‘The Little Eagle – a botanical perspective’ Thursday, 21 April 2022 - 12:30pm

Stuart, a visitor at the Research School of Biology, ANU, has been with the Little Eagle Research Group, which has amassed a wealth of data on the breeding ecology and range of the eagle, and a botanical perspective helps explain the bird’s distribution.

Bookings are essential because of the COVID-19 guidelines related to Thursday Talks and limited seating. Bookings are open from Friday before the talk until Wednesday night or until seating limits are reached. (Tickets are Free) This talk will be held in the ANBG Theatrette.

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