Since I retired from teaching at the University of Queensland I have continued collaborating with academic colleagues on forest restoration. I have undertaken a series of consultancies with the World Bank in China (involving forest restoration in degraded land) and with the Australian aid program in Vietnam (involving adaptions to climate change in the Mekong Delta).
In recent years I have also given lectures to post graduate students (University of Melbourne, Yale University, Swedish Agricultural University) and participated in reforestation training programs (China, Thailand, Malaysia).
Apr 29, 2016 09:55 am UTC| Insights & Views
Mining is environmentally damaging, but as a society we broadly accept this because of the financial benefits it provides, and because we assume ways can be found to fix the damage. Miners are now legally obliged to...