Science for Saving Species: research of the Threatened Species Recovery Hub

I'll be speaking at this event next Monday, 17th October at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. You can register your attendance here. Cutting-edge science that can help shape policy and management decisions and protect Australia’s threatened species will be on show in Canberra on Monday 17 October. Leading ecological experts from the NESP Threatened … Continue reading Science for Saving Species: research of the Threatened Species Recovery Hub

Deforestation in Australia: drivers, trends and policy responses

Here is my presentation delivered at the Society for Conservation Biology – Oceania Conference this week in Brisbane, where I spoke within the symposium Conservation Oceania Style: Highlighting Oceania’s unique approaches to conservation biology and on ground outcomes The talk summarises my recent paper in a special issue of Pacific Conservation Biology. There's also a short summary in … Continue reading Deforestation in Australia: drivers, trends and policy responses

Is no net loss possible? My #iccb2015 presentation

Here's the slides from my presentation at the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology . Abstract also below. Abstract Deforestation is a major driver of biodiversity loss and environmental degradation worldwide. International and national efforts to combat deforestation have taken a number of forms, ranging from policies which restrict forest clearing, to broader commitments to … Continue reading Is no net loss possible? My #iccb2015 presentation

#NACCB2014 and beyond: a month PhDing in the USA

I recently returned back from a 4-week trip to the United States, where I attended the 2014 North American Congress for Conservation Biology (NACCB) in Missoula, Montana from 12-17 July. Given this was my first time visiting the US and one of my case-studies is on conservation banking, I made sure I extended my trip beyond the … Continue reading #NACCB2014 and beyond: a month PhDing in the USA

15th BIOECON: Week One of UK trip

The 15th BIOECON in Cambridge has begun - and so begins my 3 week visit to the UK. The conference is being held at King's College, a truly dreadful venue with historic architecture, manicured lawns, ambient atmosphere and delicious food. Horrible. Tomorrow I'll be giving my presentation, which I've blogged about previously, but you can view … Continue reading 15th BIOECON: Week One of UK trip