Very excited to win the 2017 Quill for Best Feature for my story on Antarctic glaciers and climate change for The Monthly Magazine. Link to the award and the judges comments, and the story, here: http://melbournepressclub.com/article/2017-quills–feature-writing
Excited to find my story for The Monthly, “The Totten Hots Up”, has been nominated for the Melbourne Press Club 2017 Quill for Feature Writing. Congrats to my fellow nominees – Michael Bachelard & Kate Geraghty (Fairfax), Margaret Burin (ABC), and Emily Woods (The Sunday Age).
“Find a nice, self-sufficient hilltop and fortify it.” – John Wyndham, ‘The Kraken Wakes’. My article in the latest edition of The Monthly – delving into the fast-flowing science of glacial melt, ice dynamics, warming oceans, and sea level rise. This piece has not been unlocked from behind the paywall: Link here.
My story on the sacking by CSIRO of one of the world’s top climate scientists coincides with some just published science which mades the sea levels discussed here look deeply conservative (In the Washington Post here). It all again underlines how desperately we need this expertise, and the continued collection & analysis of long-haul, boring, …
My report for Yale Environment 360: A sophisticated and challenging experiment in Antarctica is the latest effort to study ocean acidification in the polar regions, where frigid waters are expected to feel the ecological impacts of acidic conditions hard, fast and soon. http://e360.yale.edu/feature/scientists_focus_on_polar_waters_as_threat_of_acidification_grows/2752/