Posts by Karen Pearce
Building total system health around northern Australian development
A total system approach to health and biosecurity risk assessment is not only good for northern Australia, but also for sustaining Australia’s healthy population and economy.
A new spin on ocean eddies and marine primary production
Our understanding of the ocean’s biological pump, and the capacity of the ocean to sequester carbon dioxide, has been enhanced by a new study examining ocean eddies.
Safety among the gum trees for Wye River
Our leading bushfire risk expert Justin Leonard has been working with the community and a wider Advisory Panel to develop a set of voluntary guidelines that will help improve the townships resilience to bushfire.
Are toxic algal blooms the new normal for Australia’s major rivers?
Blooms of toxic blue-green algae were unheard of in Australia's major waterways before 1991. Now the Murray River is experiencing its fourth bloom in a decade.