Matthew Flinders Fellow in Global Ecology, Flinders University
I am the Matthew Flinders Fellow in Global Ecology in the College of Science and Engineering at Flinders University in Adelaide. Author of 'The Effective Scientist' (https://t.co/SGz41b7Z0G), 'Killing the Koala & Poisoning the Prairie' (http://amzn.to/1Ouey69), & 'Tropical Conservation Biology' (https://wp.me/PhhT4-b).
I have a broad range of research interests including population dynamics, extinction theory, palaeo-ecology, sustainable harvest, human demography, climate change impacts on biodiversity, invasive species, and sustainable energy systems.
Apr 30, 2021 07:01 am UTC| Life
We know it is more than 60,000 years since the first people entered the continent of Sahul the giant landmass that connected New Guinea, Australia and Tasmania when sea levels were lower than today. But where the...
Earth is now firmly in the grips of its sixth mass extinction event, and its mainly our fault. But the modern era is definitely not the first time humans have been implicated in the extinction of a wide range of...