Mature trees are pillars of biodiversity in the ecosystem. They provide habitat for wildlife, nurseries for seeds to grow and facilitate vital soil processes. Mature trees with natural hollows are disappearing from the ACT due Read more →
Christopher has moved on from his initial career as a hydroelectric engineer in Papua New Guinea through violin making to teaching in electronics, science and mathematics. He is president of Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) for the ACT region.
Deeply concerned about our local and world environment, he attends many events in Canberra with like-minded citizens. His doctorate in risk engineering would explain why he pays attention to the big risks around food security, the sale of farming land to non-residents, the consequences of peak oil (which has already occurred) and the risks around future nuclear generated power, previous disasters having been neatly papered over.
The accelerating speed of world and local environmental destruction, since 2005 (his nominated date) is of awesome proportion. He takes his own advice as a practising naturopath and does serious exercise 6 days a week.
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Save our native mature trees – pillars of biodiversity
12 May 2017
World Environment Day Dinner 2017
26 Apr 2017
The World Environment Day Dinner is a big celebration of the achievements of the Canberra environment community. Our annual Dinner will be held 7.00pm Saturday 3 June at the National Arboretum Canberra. World Environment Day Read more →
Using Nature for Power – Environment Exchange 28 March
3 Apr 2017
“We are going to have 100% per cent renewable electricity. It is going to happen. The question is whether it is sooner or later” says Professor Andrew Blakers. Our March Environment Exchange was on Using Read more →
Proposed kangaroo management changes
23 Mar 2017
Proposed kangaroo management changes The Conservator for Flora and Fauna has declared the Eastern Grey Kangaroo as a controlled native species under the Nature Conservation Act 2014 and consequently has also prepared an Eastern Grey Kangaroo: Draft Controlled Species Read more →
Yellow Box Dispatch – March 2017
10 Mar 2017
Yellow Box Dispatch — March 2017 Trees, waste, plastics, climate change The Bush Capital is a great place to be and to live so that’s why we have so many people involved in caring Read more →
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity
8 Mar 2017
Mature Native Trees: Pillars of Biodiversity “We literally cannot live without trees” Darren Le Roux, Environmental Project Officer, ACT Parks and Conservation Service The nomination of “Loss of Native Hollow-bearing Trees”, as a threatening process Read more →