Are this region's forests able to persist under the onslaught of climate-driven disturbance? Forest ecologist and silviculturist Professor Patrick Baker argues we need to consider whether there is a role here for forest management and, if so, what that might look like.
November 2020 marks the release of the State of the Climate report. This report is a synthesis of the science informing our understanding of climate in Australia and includes new information about Australia’s climate of the past, present and future.
What if we could reverse climate change, increase biodiversity and feed everyone? Does that sound like a win-win-win scenario for people and the planet? Join Dr Samantha Grover as she explores the possibilities of soil carbon.
Enormous changes and transitions are already upon us, and we find ourselves unprepared. One thing is clear: integration will be needed across all sectors and levels of our society to set us on a preferred climate path and prepare us for the outcomes we can no longer avoid.
The Victorian Inspiring Australia program is a community-focused initiative led by the Royal Society of Victoria, in partnership with the Commonwealth Government and the State Government of Victoria.
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners from all First Nations communities across Victoria and the essential ancestral knowledge held and recovered by Elders. We acknowledge that this land and its millennia-old relationship with First Nations people was never ceded. We acknowledge the process of truth telling with our First Scientists, the knowledge keepers and Custodians of Country. To you we convey our deep respect.