SAVING WHAT WE’VE GOT: Australia’s Wildlife under Threat
22 March 2019 Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

Age Recommendation

All ages

Venue

Cremorne Theatre, QPAC

Location

Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date

22 March 2019

Time

11:15am - 12:15pm

Cost

Adult: $30 Concession: $25 Student: $20
Natasha Mitchell
Moderator

Natasha Mitchell

Moderator

Natasha Mitchell

Natasha Mitchell is a multi-award winning radio host, science journalist, and podcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). She presents the weekly culture and science program, Science Friction, on ABC...

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Jodie Rummer
Participant

Jodie Rummer

Participant

Jodie Rummer

Jodie Rummer is an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University (JCU), where she combines marine biology and...

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Hamish McCallum
Participant

Hamish McCallum

Participant

Hamish McCallum

Hamish McCallum is a disease ecologist, Professor and leader of the Planetary Health theme at the Environmental Futures Research Institute at Griffith University. He is particularly interested in understanding the...

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Hugh Possingham
Participant

Hugh Possingham

Participant

Hugh Possingham

Hugh Possingham is The Chief Scientist for The Nature Conservancy leading the work of more than 500 scientists engaged in conservation globally. A Foreign Associate of the US National Academy...

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Summary

Australia has one of the most biodiverse and unique collections of animals and plants on Earth. Yet, from the time Europeans started calling Australia home, many native species have been fighting for survival, against introduced predators, land clearing and ongoing disturbances to their ecosystems.

Fortunately, many of Australia’s best ‘human’ experts are working hard to halt and even reverse our loss of precious wildlife, with science and technology as their guiding light.

Find out what is being done and what science can offer to maintain and sustain Australia’s amazing natural diversity.

 

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