Distinguished Professor, Head of Department, Macquarie University
Michelle Leishman leads a research lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at Macquarie University. Her primary research interests are vegetation responses to climate change, invasive species, urban greening and plant conservation. She is a Board member of Bush Heritage Australia, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust and Council member of the Australian Flora Foundation.
Jul 26, 2019 08:45 am UTC| Nature
We need trees in our lives. This past summer, Adelaide experienced the hottest temperature ever recorded in an Australian state capital, hitting 46.6 degrees on January 24. Trees beautify otherwise grey cities and cool our...