Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Webinar - Climate, water and the future of food production in Victoria

In Victoria, The Department of Primary Industries runs some great webinars - all you need is a phone & internet connection, details of the next one below;

Julian Cribb of Julian Cribb and Associates
Date: Tuesday 21 February 2012
Time: 10am to 11am
In this webinar Julian will discuss Victorian agriculture in relation to water and food security and where he sees Victoria’s role in food production and technology in the future.
Julian Cribb is an author, journalist, editor and science communicator. He is principal of Julian Cribb & Associates who provide specialist consultancy in the communication of science, agriculture, food, mining, energy and the environment.
His career includes appointments as newspaper editor, scientific editor for The Australian newspaper, director of national awareness for CSIRO, member of numerous scientific boards and advisory panels, and president of national professional bodies for agricultural journalism and science communication.
His published work includes over 8000 articles, 3000 media releases and eight books. He has received 32 awards for journalism. His internationally-acclaimed book, The Coming Famine explores the question of whether we can feed humanity through the mid-century peak in numbers and food demand.  More information here registrations close Friday 17 February 2012

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