Meat-free for the greater good

A Flinders University animal studies expert warns that the deeply ingrained meat-eating habits of modern Western society are having a “disastrous” effect on the environment.

Oil leases a threat to fishery ecosystem

The issuing of oil drilling licences off the coast of South Australia poses a serious potential threat to the ecosystem that underpins the nation’s most valuable fishing industry, a Flinders University oceanographer has said.

Flinders creates School of the Environment

Flinders University’s capacity to train experts and provide the research required to tackle major environmental issues has been enhanced with the creation of a new School of the Environment.

Flinders research boosts biofuels potential

A biofuel additive developed by Flinders University could significantly boost biofuel use in Australia following the product’s commercialisation by the University’s industry partners, Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA), Midfield Group and Food Processing Equipment (FPE).

Research key to dolphins future

The future survival of the Port River’s popular dolphin population is dependent on gaining a detailed insight into the pod’s habitat and the measures needed to protect it, according to a Flinders University marine biologist.