Paper showing damage to World Heritage wins prestigious international award

Brisbane, Thursday 25 May – Study revealing the extent of damaging activities and forest loss in Natural World Heritage Sites, led by University of Queensland, with a team of international experts, has won one of the most prestigious international publishing awards. Watch James Watson and James Allan present the work (start @ 4:30, 19 mins respectively): The paper "Recent increases in human pressure and forest loss threaten many Natural World Heritage Sites" has been selected from thousands of recently published articles to be recognised with the Elsevier Atlas Award. Elsevier is a world-leading publisher and provider of information solutions for science, health and technology professionals.

Poster Presentations

Every year the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Queensland has a research showcase, where students submit posters on their most recent research findings. This year 7 GFS students submitted posters. Great job everyone!

James Watson interview on US-China Emissions deal

James was interviewed when news first broke of the watershed climate emissions deal between the USA and China. The interview took place just prior to the IUCN World Parks Congress held in Sydney, Australia in November 2014. You can watch the interview, which appeared on the ABC, here:

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