The Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices in Vietnam
Conventional farming in developing countries contributes to climate change and environment deterioration while bringing negative health effects to both farmers and consumers. Arguable it will not solve the problem of food security.
Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership
The aims of this research partnership between Melbourne Water and RMIT University is to help prevent aquatic pollution.
The Litter Trackers: Reducing Littering by Education
Most litter that ends up in Port Phillip Bay comes from the catchments. Education is an integral tool for achieving long-term change in community behaviors and reducing litter in waterways and the Bay.
The Economic and Social Impacts of Mining in Madagascar
This research is concerned with the impacts of Large-Scale Mining (LSM) in Madagascar.
Monitoring for Marine Pests in the Gippsland Lakes
This project investigates thresholds at which invasive species can be managed (eradication control), provide strategies for management of these species, providing early detection as to what species may cause potential impacts to the ecology of the Gippsland Lakes (range expansion).
Evaluating interactions of beachgoers and their dogs with local wildlife in Philip Island
Phillip Island Nature Parks (PINP) are currently pursuing a number of interventions and awareness campaigns aimed at reducing conflicts and harmful interactions between off-leash dogs and local wildlife on PINP-managed beaches.
UAV Monitoring of the Eastern Grey Kangaroo Population in Plenty Gorge Parklands
RMIT is partnering with Parks Victoria to improve understanding of the feasibility of airborne thermal imagery for monitoring large mammals in parks and reserves, where factors such as terrain limit the application of traditional monitoring techniques.
Investigating the potential of International Landcare
Landcare, a grassroots community-led approach to sustainable land management, began in Australia in 1986.
Improving the methods and impacts of agricultural extension in Western Mindanao, Philippines
This ACIAR project aims to use community-based extension to improve farmers livelihoods in western Mindanao (Philippines).
Land Tenure and Climate Vulnerability
This research project examines the inter-relationships between land tenure and climate vulnerability.