Forum 31: Great Barrier Reef

GREAT BARRIER GRIEF?
Wonder of the World to World Heritage Endangered List?

November 1, 2014

Forum Speakers: Professor Lesley Hughes, Professor David Booth & Felicity Wishart

Forum Speakers: Professor Lesley Hughes, Professor David Booth & Felicity Wishart

Speakers

Professor Lesley Hughes (View slide presentation)

  • Ecologist in the Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University.
  • Longstanding research interest in the impacts of climate change on species & ecosystems.
  • Councillor with the Climate Council of Australia | Lead author for the UN’s IPCC Assessment Report.

Professor David Booth (PhD) (View slide presentation)

  • Professor of Marine Ecology & Director of the Centre for Environmental Sustainability at UTS.
  • Published over 100 papers in reef-fish ecology, climate change & other impacts on fish & fisheries.
  • President of the Australian Coral Reef Society.

Felicity Wishart

  • Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS).
  • Trained in Environmental Science | Over 20 years experience in international environmental advocacy.
  • Former Coordinator roles in the Queensland Conservation Council & the Wilderness Society.

 

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