Daily Archives: 05/07/2014

New stories to share about ‘rivers of carbon – rivers of life’

ROC-storiesA storyteller, like a travel agent, can gather us up from wherever we are and put us down in another setting (John Leggett)

We are delighted to share with you four new stories about some of the fabulous farmers we are working with through our Rivers of Carbon project. Below are the links the the stories online, and we are currently working on beautiful booklets to share there stories so stay stuned…

We are also keen to have your stories and to enable you to do this you can create your own account on our new Rivers of Carbon website.  Just click on the ‘My Account’ button and register, 2014 is going to be a big year for this project and we would love to have you involved.

We still have opportunities for you to feature your climate change, carbon or connectivity project in the upcoming RipRap so get in touch with Siwan if you are interested.

Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre has a new website, newsletter and a host of knowledge to share

MDFRC-logoLimnosphere is a new email newsletter that complements the bright and engaging website created by MDFRC to share their research.  Recent findings include:

Uptake of dissolved organic carbon by biofilms provides insights into the potential impact of loss of large woody debris on the functioning of lowland rivers

Flow variability and longitudinal characteristics of organic carbon in the Lachlan River, Australia

Hypoxic blackwater events reduce the abundance of fish food resources

Visit the new Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre website here.