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Researcher: McCormack, P (Ms Phillipa McCormack)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Conservation and Biodiversity
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Administrative Law
Global Change Biology
Heritage and Cultural Conservation
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Studies in Human Society

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Justice and the Law
Law Reform
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas at Regional or Larger Scales
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Environmental Services
Climate and Climate Change
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Law, Politics and Community Services
Government and Politics
Global Effects of Climate Change and Variability (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. Social Impacts)
Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Australia (excl. Social Impacts)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Adaptation pathways for conservation law and policy; WIREs Climate Change
Adaptation strategies for biodiversity conservation: Has Australian law got what it takes?; Environmental and Planning Law Journal
Australia’s legal frameworks for biodiversity conservation: facilitating adaptation in a rapidly changing world
Biodiversity conservation law and climate change adaptation; Australian Law Journal
Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being; Science
Commercial tourism in Tasmania’s wilderness threatens the attraction it exploits; Nature Ecology & Evolution
Conservation introductions for biodiversity adaptation under climate change; Transnational Environmental Law
Coordinating domestic legislation and international agreements to conserve migratory species: a case study from Australia; Conservation Letters
Green light for Tasmanian wilderness tourism development defied expert advice
Introduction to the special edition on human rights and environmental law; Australian Environment Review
Introduction to the Special Edition on Water; Australian Environment Review
Managing consequences of climate-driven species redistribution requires integration of ecology, conservation and social science; Biological Reviews
Negotiating “one-stop shop” reforms: Commonwealth-state relations and the public interest; Australian Environment Review
Promoting resilience to climate change in Australian conservation law: the case of biodiversity offsets; University of New South Wales Law Journal
Reforming restoration law to support climate change adaptation; Ecological Restoration Law: Concepts and Case Studies
Rethinking legal objectives for climate-adaptive conservation; Ecology and Society
Talking Point: Muddy ruling masks missteps
The language of science: Essential ingredients for indigenous participation
The legislative challenge of facilitating climate change adaptation for biodiversity; Australian Law Journal
We can't save all wildlife, so conservation laws need to change

Research Projects

Peer Prize for Women 2017, Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being

Research Candidate Supervision