Issue 265 Adaptation
How do we adapt to life in a changing climate? This April, ECOS explores science stories about adaptation projects that aim to support people and our natural world. We also look at initiatives that have adopted the ethos of adaptation: through embracing new technology or preparing for future disease outbreaks.
Deconstructing disasters: Taking stock on where we are now, and dreaming our future
Australia and the world are facing multiple, successive, widespread disruptions which can lead to catastrophic disaster. A ‘Deconstructing Disasters’ approach can help us to build more resilience in our systems.
Using satellite imagery to detect and map oil spills along Australia’s coastline
Detection of oil spills using state of the art satellite imagery will support Australian environmental agencies to manage and protect the Great Barrier Reef, and other Australian marine regions.