Tag Archives: Mick McCarthy

It’s make or break time for Australia’s national parks

This post was originally published on The Conversation and is authored by Euan Ritchie, William Laurance, Corey Bradshaw (re-blogged on his site), David Watson, Emma Johnston, Hugh Possingham, Ian Lunt and QAECO’s Mick McCarthy (re-blogged on his site too). It arose from a … Continue reading

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On triage, public values and informed debate: trade-offs around extinction

By Mick McCarthy & Hugh Possingham (This article was first published in the November 2012 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group, and is a modified version of a discussion that appeared recently on the website The Conversation) At … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at #ESA2012

Three members of QAECO are going to ESA2012 in Portland. In chronological order of their talks, we have: Mick McCarthy: “Indices of population viability” (Monday, 6 August, 2012: 2:50 PM, D136). Laura Pollock: “The role of speciation and introgression in … Continue reading

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What is the significance of this?

If you have ever done any scientific work that involved testing a null hypothesis, make sure you check out the discussion on this post over at the Journal of Ecology blog. Scroll down to the comments thread and you’ll find … Continue reading

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Qaecologists in the blogosphere

This week Qaecologists took to the blogosphere in droves. Senior Qaecologist Mick McCarthy has been blogging regularly on a wide range of topics from interpreting variation in data to alpine cattle grazing. Geoff Heard gave us a sneak preview of … Continue reading

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Decision Point February 2012

In this month’s issue of Decision Point you can read about EDG researcher Phil Gibbons’s work on managing landscapes in the context of the Black Saturday Bushfire’s aftermath. Also be sure to check out QAECO’s own, and CEED deputy director, … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at SCB

This week a bunch of qaecologists will be presenting their work at the Society for Conservation Biology meeting in Auckland, New Zealand. If you’re in town be sure to check them out.

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