Monash University experts available – World Environment Day 5 June

World Environ Day

The following Monash University experts are available for comment on subjects relating to World Environment Day 5 June 2017

Australia’s top bird watching sites; Bird migration journeys and patterns; Effects of marine pollution on wildlife; Australia’s threatened birds

Dr Rohan Clarke, School of Biological Sciences

Contact details: M. 0408947001, or E. rohan.clarke@monash.edu

How flies can help us predict the future; How species will adapt to climate change

Dr Vanessa Kellermann, School of Biological Sciences

Contact details: M. 0412 673 608, or E. vanessa.kellermann@monash.edu

How drone use is changing wildlife research; Melbourne’s penguins thrive due to humans; Salinity impacting Victoria’s native frogs; Sea turtle colonies in Qld, W.A., & N.T.; Pregnant sharks’ stress affects pups

Associate Professor Richard Reina, School of Biological Sciences

Contact: M. 0427560328, or E. richard.reina@monash.edu

How clouds and rainfall modelling can help Snowy and Tasmania Hydro Electric schemes; Cloud seeding; Southern Ocean’s impact on S.E. Australia and Tasmania’s weather

Dr Yi Huang, School of Earth, Atmosphere & Environment

Contact details: M. 0433 594 668, or E: vivian.huang@monash.edu