The Butterfly Effect: Reportage from PNG for Griffith Review ‘Writing The Country’
Agriculture / Climate change / Forests / Health / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea

The Butterfly Effect: Reportage from PNG for Griffith Review ‘Writing The Country’

This latest edition of Griffith Review is dedicated to nature writing, exploring a range of environments, investigating “how these places are changing and what they might become; what is flourishing and what is at risk”. It was a chance for me to reflect on the critical but complex business of conservation in PNG, visiting landscape, … Continue reading

Chasing butterflies, and what you find along the way:  ABC RN’s Science Friction
Agriculture / Climate change / Forests / Human Rights / Papua New Guinea

Chasing butterflies, and what you find along the way: ABC RN’s Science Friction

My trip to PNG’s Managalas Plateau conservation area also yielded this radio documentary, produced in collaboration with ABC RN broadcaster extraordinaire Natasha Mitchell. While chasing the elusive and endangered Queen Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly, we explore the hardships facing so many forest-dwelling communities in PNG. Link here. (Image: (COPYRIGHT MUSEUMS VICTORIA; PHOTOGRAPHER BEN HEALLEY) Continue reading