Using remote sensing and Indigenous knowledge to understand mangrove change on the Maroochy River, QLD
Funder: University of the Sunshine Coast
Researchers: Matthew Brown; Dr. Tristan Pearce
Partner: Bunya Bunya Country Aboriginal Corporation
Aim: To examine changes in mangrove extent over time, drivers of change, and implications for ecosystem services on the Maroochy River, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.
How is Australia Adapting to Climate Change?
Funder: USC Fellowship Award
Researchers: Evelyn Honoria Rodriguez Mejia; Dr. Tristan Pearce ; Dr. Graham Ashford; David Fawcett
Aim: to use a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature to characterize "how Australia is adapting to climate change?"
Indigenous Land Management in Urban and Peri-Urban Landscapes
Funder: USC Fellowship Grant, Vice Chancellor's Honours Scholarship and HDR Output Grant
Researchers: Rachele Wilson; Dr. Tristan Pearce
Partner: Kerry Jones, Sean Fleischfresser and Genevieve Jones (Bunya Bunya Country Aboriginal Corporation)
Aim: To examine the roles, challenges and opportunities for Indigenous land management in urban and peri-urban landscapes through a case study of Bunya Bunya Country Aboriginal Corporation (BBCAC) on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Public awareness and knowledge in sea turtle conservation on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Researchers: Jenna Brown; Dr. Tristan Pearce
Aim: To examine what role, if any, public awareness and knowledge plays in the valuation and conservation of sea turtles (Superfamily Chelonioidea) on the Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia.