What do the arts bring to environmental governance?

I started out on this research journey thinking that ‘connectivity’ would be a key motif for understanding what the arts could bring to environmental governance. It turns out that connectivity is critical to more levels of the enquiry than I had anticipated. From connecting people to their physical environments, to bridging the philosophical divide between…

Is climate change about to expose the isolation of our national parks?

Simon has been researching the ability of animals to migrate between habitats and the state of connectivity of our protected areas, with a particular focus on the Blue Mountains, both in the present and under the influence of a changing climate. Australian World Heritage Areas have recently been suffering from the effects of climate change that…

Connecting Habitats, Connecting Disciplines

James Lee and Simon Nicholas are undertaking research projects as part of the Environmental Management Research Internship. Although at first glance the two projects would appear to be very different in subject matter and approach, a closer look reveals a common theme of ‘connectivity’. Simon’s project is concerned with the isolation of the Blue Mountains…