Planet Earth, planet of change.
Planet Under Pressure 2012
Scientists from around the globe are meeting in London in March to discuss ‘solutions, at all scales, to move societies on to a sustainable pathway’.
25 March 2012 | Updated 15 May 2012
Planet Under Pressure 2012 is designed to bring together senior policymakers, industry leaders, NGOs, young scientists, the media, health specialists, and academics from many disciplines.
CSIRO Scientists will stand on this international stage bringing a wealth of knowledge about options for sustainability in this changing world.
Science Leader for CSIRO’s Climate Adaptation Flagship, Dr Mark Stafford-Smith, is co-chair of this significant international event and discussed the conference and its aims with Glen Paul.
CSIRO is committed to ensuring our ecosystems are sustainable for the long term. We provide rigorous science to help Australia and the world understand, respond to and plan for a changing climate.
A key part of this is applying knowledge and resources across many science disciplines to meet the current and future challenges of a changing planet.
Chief, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, Dr Mark Lonsdale, discusses the work being undertaken in securing global biodiversity and its importance in a sustainable future.
The breadth of CSIRO’s work in this area is far reaching.
Dr James Butler’s research focuses on how to achieve win-win solutions to complex conflicts between sustainable livelihoods, economic development and the conservation of healthy ecosystems and iconic species. In this interview he discusses his work in Indonesia.
Welcome to the Anthropocene from WelcomeAnthropocene on Vimeo.
Welcome to the Anthropocene [External Link]
A 3-minute journey through the last 250 years of our history, from the start of the Industrial Revolution to the Rio+20 Summit. The film charts the growth of humanity into a global force on an equivalent scale to major geological processes.