Category Archives: sustaining ecology

Lines in the sand

Dr. Suzanne Prober, Prof Richard Hobbs, Prof Hugh Possingham and I have recently had a paper entitled ‘Lines in the sand: quantifying the cumulative development footprint in the world’s largest remaining temperate woodland‘ published in the journal Landscape Ecology. You … Continue reading


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Systems thinking: a cautionary tale by Borneo Futures

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The world below the blue: conservation input closes today

The world’s rich marine resources are vastly under-protected, in the face of massive, growing exploitation, and increasing pollution, entanglement in nets, destruction of important habitat  and other impacts from various human activities, and the global changes that result. Australia risks joining the … Continue reading

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Threatened species day: for those we remember, for those we never knew, and for those who still stand a chance

Today we commemorate the death of the last known Thylacine (also called the Tasmanian Tiger or Tasmanian Wolf) in 1936. It is national threatened species day, held each year on 7th September. Without the integral role of top-order predator being … Continue reading

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