‘Tax-shifting’ – a new way of funding conservation on private land

Many of our most endangered species and ecosystems occur on private lands.  In a new paper published today in Conservation Letters we explore a novel ‘tax-shifting’ approach to conservation on private lands that would offer incentives to private land owners to maintain or enhance biodiversity and ma [...]

August 1st, 2017|

Wilburforce Fellowship, Tucson Arizona

Just back from a transformational week with the 2017 Wilburforce Fellows, COMPASS trainers and leading science journalists.  What a brilliant group of inspiring humans!  For those working in Western North America, the next round of applications will be for 2019 - mark it in your calendar to apply [...]

May 6th, 2017|

Delighted to be among the 2017 Wilburforce Fellows!

I'm thrilled to be among the 2017 Wilburforce Fellows!  The Wilburforce Fellowship is a year-long program providing leadership and science communication training, along with coaching and support, to scientists from a wide range of affiliations, career stages, and disciplines. The Wilburforce Fellows [...]

February 12th, 2017|

Observed impact of climate change from genes to biomes to people

Published today in Science, in collaboration with a large international team, we illustrate the evidence of observed impacts of climate change across genes, species, and ecosystems. Importantly, in this comprehensive overview, we discuss how these impacts have direct consequences for people. Downloa [...]

November 11th, 2016|