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How our quality of life and wellbeing are dependent on biodiversity

Biodiversity lays the foundation for human survival and development by providing non-material and material benefits benefits. While material benefits of biodiversity such as clean air and food have been acknowledged by the international community since more than two decades at… 251 more words

Biodiversity And Community Health

Marine Protected Areas and Fisheries: Bridging the Divide

A new open access article titled “Marine Protected Areas and Fisheries: Bridging the Divide” has just been published online here. In this article, my co-authors and I explore lessons for effectively bridging the divide between biodiversity conservation and fisheries sustainability goals using marine protected areas through drawing on 8 case studies from around the world. 333 more words

My research in simple English

I’ve taken the challenge of describing my research in the 1000 most-used words in the English language. Here goes…

I am asking: what does mining do to the land and living things in the Great Woods, far away from the city? 283 more words

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Enigmatic ecological impacts: what to do with what’s under our noses

In our paper just published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution, my co-authors Professor Hugh Possingham, Dr Suzanne Prober, and Professor Richard Hobbs and I present a conceptual framework of enigmatic ecological impacts: impacts that tend to pass under the radar of impact evaluations, and evade being considered in environmental impact assessments, offset calculations, and conservation or land-use plans. 1,270 more words

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Alien invasion

The aliens have landed. They’ve taken up residence in our waterways, our cities, our farmland and forests. They threaten the very existence of our wildlife, cost a fortune to control, and they aren’t going home any time soon.  901 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Feral cats… they’re so un-Australian

By Tom Evans @thomgevans

Following my recent blog regarding the control of invasive alien species, I want to take a look at one particular animal that’s been receiving a great deal of media attention of late – the feral cat. 979 more words

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