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

Seminar: Assisted natural regeneration is good for the climate, biodiversity, and could make you $$$

Here are the details of a talk I'm giving tomorrow: The ACT branch of AARES has invited Megan Evans to speak about her new paper “Carbon farming via assisted natural regeneration as a cost-effective mechanism for restoring biodiversity in agricultural landscapes”. The presentation will be followed by questions and informal discussions in the relaxed social … Continue reading Seminar: Assisted natural regeneration is good for the climate, biodiversity, and could make you $$$

The legal and institutional dimensions of biodiversity offsetting

This is Part 5 of a series of posts outlining the research journey of my PhD so far. Read the previous entries: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 Over two days in January 2015, fifteen academics and professionals from law, economics, business, ecology and policy came together to discuss biodiversity offsetting - but … Continue reading The legal and institutional dimensions of biodiversity offsetting

My SHE XIX talk – now on SlideShare

I recently gave a talk at the  XIX International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology, 8th February 2013 - held at the Fenner School, ANU.Here I outline my approach for evaluating the impact of a) legislation restricting vegetation removal, and b) biodiversity offset policies on achieving a 'no net loss' in vegetation across Australia, as well … Continue reading My SHE XIX talk – now on SlideShare