Monthly Archives: December 2011

Why I Still Have Hope

It’s very, very easy to be depressed into despair about the state of the world, and global warming in particular. Based on this report there is a very real possibility that we’ve already screwed the planet to the point where … Continue reading

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Re-igniting Scientific Interest

Update: While the general trend is certainly right, it seems the figures used in the report for science enrollments are inaccurate, and probably overstate the extent of the decline. The Australian Academy of Science has quantified what we all knew … Continue reading

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Forests In Landscape Trap

The December edition of Australasian Science, now on the shelves, contains what may be the most important article I have written (subscriber only alas). I’m very keen to bring it some attention. Professor David Lindenmayer (ANU) is already recognised as … Continue reading

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