My new book, Flight Ways, is now out. You can read more about the book here. It is available for sale from all of the big online book sellers and even in the odd bookshop.
I participated in this fascinating radio documentary on de-extinction and the resurrection of extinct species. The program includes a range of scientists and a little bit of historical and philosophical input. It is an engaging listen.
Please sign this petition to help protect Europe’s vultures.
I’m very excited to announce a symposium to be held in Stockholm later this year: “Im/mortality and In/finitude in the Anthropocene: Perspectives from the Environmental Humanities.” The event is co-organised by Michelle Bastian (University of Edinburgh) and me and hosted by The Environmental Humanities Laboratory in the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment…
On Monday morning I appeared on a short program on the ABC Radio National program ‘Life Matters‘. We talked about extinction, conservation and ethics. You can listen to the full audio here. Image: A Distant Memory (SMITEME/flickr.com/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
For the last couple of years my research on ethics, extinction and conservation has focused on Hawai’i, and the Hawaiian crow (or alala) in particular. I seem to have accumulated a fair few articles and book chapters that are waiting on publication so I’ve done up a little page on this site to give some…
Here’s a link to a recent interview I did with Jan Oosthoek as part of the Exploring Environmental History podcast (number 58, 18 Jan 2014).