Entries by Carla Tooma

Griffith University’s Cities Research Institue to tackle world’s challenges

As cities and urban populations continue to grow and present vigorous new challenges, Griffith University is answering the call by establishing Australia’s largest research facility to tackle the issue. The Cities Research Institute, which began as the Urban Research Program in 2004, has drawn in expertise from several disciplines and grown to have 70 academic […]

Wildlife Wednesday: Debbie the Saw-shell Turtle

The Currumbin Wildlife Hospital were inundated with turtles following the recent floods. Dr Michael Pyne told myGC over 40 freshwater turtles were brought in to the hospital. “A number of them had been flushed out of the creeks, out into the saltwater and up on to the beach. Those were lucky ones – they spent […]