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Intergenerational report missing key future threat - climate change

The following is an open letter initiated by Dr Andrew Glikson, signed by Australian environmental and climate scientists and as published in The Conversation. 1,304 more words

Changing Biodiversity

Move to recognise human epoch - 'The Anthropocene'

The Anthropocene, the geological epoch when humans have had an overriding influence on the earth and its atmosphere, is a step closer to being formally recognised as a geological period – and apparently it all started in 1610! 561 more words

Changing Biodiversity

Will the climate debate end up being fought in the courts?

Could politicians and scientists in the future be charged with “climate negligence”?

Implications of climate change on sea level rise effectively communicated (Julie G/Flickr… 1,110 more words
Changing Biodiversity

Shhh... Don't wake the Kraken

What turns an inconspicuous plant into an economically and ecologically damaging alien invader? Or to paraphrase this blog title – why does the Kraken awake? The answer is not simple. 1,375 more words

Changing Biodiversity

Engaging hearts and minds to reverse the biodiversity crisis

Lets us be in no doubt – we are in the midst of the greatest biodiversity crisis the world has ever seen. The rate of… 1,148 more words

Managing Biodiversity

Climate change poll!

Climate change being in the news I’m reading at the moment, although not so much in the mainstream, I’d like to do a quick poll of our readers. 37 more words

Changing Biodiversity

Play games and save the trees

Do you want an excuse to play games? Because here’s a good one: by playing an online game, you can help botanists solve the mystery of the fungus that’s killing so many ash trees. 453 more words