Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

September 2013

Any decisions about water allocation need to be transparent, and take into the account the needs of other users. In this short video Professor Stuart Bunn and Professor Poh Ling-Tan describe their research findings in relation to people’s attitudes about water planning in northern Australia.

September 2013

In this short video Professor Natalie Stoeckl and Joe Morrison explain why Indigenous people may actually be worse off as a result of conventional development in northern Australia.

September 2013

River experts believe that a two-tiered approach to monitoring river health in the wet-dry tropics is required. In this short video Professor Michael Douglas talks about some of the challenges of monitoring river health across such a vast and sparsely populated landscape.

September 2013

Any plans to build dams in northern Australia need to be very carefully considered in terms of the trade-offs involved. In this short video Professor Stuart Bunn and Associate Professor Michele Burford discuss the implications of building dams in light of research carried out by the Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge research program.

September 2013

The biodiversity values of northern Australia are significant. In this short video, Professor Brad Pusey talks about how to better manage this unique biodiversity for future generations.

September 2013

Australia’s tropical rivers are globally significant. They represent one of the largest free-flowing networks of rivers, and they flow through the world’s largest area of high quality tropical savanna. Watch this video to find out more about the research of the Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge program, and the current state and future challenges facing Australia’s tropical rivers.

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