Tag Archives: ecology

Big trees grow faster, sequester more carbon

A few years ago, I spent a lovely week in Fort Collins, Colorado. Two great things came out of my time there. First, I was introduced to one of my all-time favourite beers, Fat Tire Amber Ale. Yum. While Fat … Continue reading

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Profiting from pilot studies

I graduated with a Masters of Philosophy at the University Melbourne earlier this year. And the first paper to come out of that work, to paraphrase Lil’ Wayne, has just “dropped like it’s hot”. In our new paper (in early … Continue reading

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You better get a lawyer Victoria’s forest biodiversity. You’re gonna need a real good one!

Threatened Victorian forest-dependent species may soon find themselves with almost no legal protection from logging, outside of the state’s national parks and conservation reserves, if the State Government goes ahead with proposed changes to the Code of Practice for Timber … Continue reading

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Rchievement of the day

Today ‘rjags’ was annoying me. The function ‘update.jags’ was (without asking me) disabling the progress bar when I was running R non-interactively. It was annoying, as I was sending R output to a log file in my dropbox, and having … Continue reading

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