A photo of DERG, as contributors to the distributed Nutrient Network (NutNet) is featured in yesterday’s The Conversation article “Gone is the solitary genius – science today is a group effort”.
This big trip in April 2013 was the ‘birth’ of our two NutNet sites and exclosures.
Heat and flies are what you have to expect in the Simpson in Summer; you will also find plenty of reptiles. The most recent trip to the Simpson has returned after braving these events but also encountering lightning and dust storms, rain, and even the elusive desert frogs!
See the article on us on the ABC webpage.
A brief clip of Chris talking about our research in the Simpson.
Chris Dickman recently co-authored a report on land clearing in NSW. Entitled NSW clearing ban saves native mammals, the report estimates the effect of almost a decade of state legislation reducing land clearing.