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EFRI is proud to host the 9th International Conference on Geochemistry in the Tropics & Sub-Tropics 28 - 31 July 2019. The conference aims to engage experts on the major emerging environmental issues we face as a result of rapid industrialization, while concurrently detailing the linkages between natural and disturbed chemical composition of the earth’s surface, and environmental and human health, focusing on biogeochemistry of carbon and nutrients as well as pollutants in the context of intensifying climate change and land management in the world, particularly in the tropics and subtropics.
Student Research Symposium
Our Student Research Symposium is an opportunity to network with fellow EFRI scholars, obtain peer feedback on research and further develop public speaking skills.
Annual Environmental Futures Retreat
Our Annual Environmental Futures Retreat nurtures and develops relationships between EFRI members and celebrates the many successes of the group. Any upcoming retreat information will be posted here, so check back regularly to find out more.
Researchers find termites capable of mitigating drought impact on rainforests
11 Jan 2019
New study reveals termites can lessen the effects of drought in tropical rainforests.
DNA research could enable repatriation of ancient Aboriginal remains
20 Dec 2018
Advanced DNA technology to help return ancient remains to resting places.
Conservation conundrum: Why China’s bid to legalise rhino horn trade is...
26 Nov 2018
Legalising horn trade could have surprising benefits for rhino conservation if done correctly
Oldest known figurative cave art discovered in Borneo
08 Nov 2018
Cave paintings in Borneo among the world’s oldest examples of figurative depiction.