I speak from my experience as a science communicator and offer tips to tackle common facilitation foibles in university classrooms. My tips are easy to implement, shift agency and effort from the teacher to the students and are well-supported by education research.
Forest conservation is a rapidly evolving and global issue that will play a central role in mitigating climate change and supporting quality of life on our home planet.
Ant plants (myrmecophytes) use specially-adapted leaves called domatia to capitalise on their relationship with ants.
Carnivorous plants are the psycho killers of the plant world... kaskasé. They consume at least part of their nutrients by trapping and digesting insects or small animals using elaborate traps, tricks and sticky business. This year I spent precious time traipsing through lush forests that make Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo, so iconic. In Bako National Park–a... Continue Reading →
Dear Earth, I grew up in a place we humans call Woy Woy Bay. It means ‘deep water’ in the language of the Darkinjung people, the traditional custodians of that land. Here, the scrubby Eucalyptus-Acacia woodlands of Brisbane Water National Park tumble across sandstone ridge and down; down to meet the serpentine backwaters of the... Continue Reading →