The Revolution of Open Source Science – Urban Forest Citizen Science
The "War on Science" is a relatively new term caused by recent international governments undermining, devaluing, and defunding scientific institutions.
Urban Forest Social Dysfunction – It’s a Grass Roots Issue
Why does the most important component of a tree still get neglected in urban forest design installation and maintenance?
Do We Know How to Design and Grow an Urban Forest?
What with all the global urban forest initiatives underway, the single most important question we must ask ourselves in 2017 is “do we know how to...
Urban Forest Community Engagement
Community engagement is arguably the single most important component in modern urban forestry.
Politicians Don’t Think 30 Years Ahead
I recently gave the keynote address at the Timber Queensland Conference, which was titled “Shaking the Trees.” Our forest industry is vitally important.
Forestry Strategy Needed to Meet Global Demand
ustralia's forestry and wood products sector requires more investment and planning if it is to take advantage of growing global demand for fibre, paper and packaging,...
Another Climate Change Election
Recent opinion polling has confirmed the 2016 federal election will again be a climate change election, and this time, Australians are desperately seeking action.
China Opts for National Forests Standard
The Chinese government is immediately enacting a new national forest certification regulations, recognising PEFC and requiring all forest products to be certified against national standards.