TSR Hub Researcher Georgia Garrard - Connecting People with Biodiversity

Date: 05, Jun, 2019
Author(s):   Georgia Garrard
Publisher: TSR Hub

After undergraduate majors in Geography, Environmental Science and Botany, I did my PhD on native grasslands. I was struck by how these Critically Endangered ecosystems existing right on the edge of my city were being lost without most people even knowing about them – or understanding what amazing, superdiverse ecosystems they are, They are not the brown, dead, snake-infested paddocks of popular imagination but rather home to an abundance of incredible plants and animals (e.g., striped legless lizard, earless dragon, plains wanderer).