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Professor Hugh Possingham announced as Queensland’s new Chief Scientist

Recently completing his role as Chief Scientist of The Nature Conservancy, Professor Possingham has been announced as Queensland’s Chief Scientist. We congratulate our new Chair on his next appointment with the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist. His expertise in mathematical and theoretical applied ecology will no doubt be invaluable in this new position. Professor Possingham’s past includes Chair […]

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Professor Hugh Possingham featured in Sydney Morning Herald – why is Australia a global leader in wildlife extinctions?

Why are plant and animal species in Australia becoming extinct as fast as ever. Why is it happening? And what would it take to reverse the decline? In this article, Chair of the Environment Institute Board, Professor Possingham speaks of the devastation caused to flora and fauna since colonisation occurred in Australia. The country has lost […]

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Prof. Hugh Possingham featured on ABC Late Night Live

Last week, incoming Chair of the Environment Institute Advisory Board, Prof. Possingham was featured on back to back ABC radio programs. Prof. Possingham spoke with Ian Dunt about the political landscape with Dr. Peter Burnett, to consider what is at stake when Australia’s key piece of environmental legislation is reviewed. Listen now on ABC Late […]

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Professor Hugh Possingham announced as new Chair for Environment Institute Advisory Board

Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy, Professor Possingham, joins the Environment Institute. We welcome Professor Hugh Possingham as the incoming Chair of the Environment Institute Advisory Board. Prof. Possingham was born in Adelaide and completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Applied Mathematics at the University of Adelaide in 1984. He was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship […]

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Hugh Possingham on Marine Parks

Professor Hugh Possingham is in Adelaide today to advise SA Parliament on Marine Parks. Listen to a brief audio bite of Hugh on the importance and benefits of Marine Parks for South Australia here. For more about the science and benefits Marine Parks provide for the environment and society, head to Conservationbytes.com where Corey Bradshaw […]

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Hugh Possingham Podcast

In case you missed it here’s Hugh Possingham podcast from “Why Monitor the Environment”. If you want to know about future Environment Institute events subscribe to our Events RSS feed

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Hugh Possingham – Why monitor the environment?

Click HERE to download the podcast from the event with Hugh Possingham “Why Monitor the Environment?” Professor Hugh Possingham is currently the Director of the Ecology Centre at The University of Queensland. Hugh has over 290 publications, 5300 Web of Science citations and a lab of 32 students and staff. Work from his lab helped […]

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Free Public Seminar with Hugh Possingham – Why Monitor the Environment?

Free public event with Hugh Possingham on Tuesday May 18 at the University of Adelaide. Professor Hugh Possingham is currently the Director of the Ecology Centre at The University of Queensland. Hugh has over 290 publications, 5300 Web of Science citations and a lab of 32 students and staff. Work from his lab helped stop […]

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