Tagged: The Conversation

Climate change and the acidifying, freshening, warming Southern Ocean - Guest Work

Guest Author Nov 30, 2011

by Matthew Thompson, editor – The Conversation The distinctive, planet-encircling flows of the Southern Ocean have played a role in moderating global warming, but change is at hand with the water heating up, getting less salty, storing more carbon, and growing more acidic. The Southern Ocean, as photographed during the Thomas G Thompson Southern Ocean Expedition. These … Read More

Song of the Australian scientists - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Jun 14, 2011

Australian scientists have begun a push back against climate denial. Over at the excellent The Conversation site (a hugely interesting experiment in bringing academic expertise to the news cycle), Stephan Lewandowsky and a long list of prominent Australian academics have kicked off a series of articles “from the nation’s top minds on the science behind [...] … Read More

Is this a Conversation worth having? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 30, 2011

There’s a new player in science communication that has emerged across the Tasman, in the form of The Conversation, a website backed by numerous Australian universities and overseen by a highly experienced team of journalists and scientists. I’ve known The Conversation was coming for some time – our colleagues at the Australian Science Media Centre are a supporting partner. It … Read More

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