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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)
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
Climate and Climate Change
Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas at Regional or Larger Scales
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage
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 strategies for biodiversity conservation: Has Australian law got what it takes?; Environmental and Planning Law Journal
Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: impacts on ecosystems and human well-being; Science
Coordinating domestic legislation and international agreements to conserve migratory species: A case study from Australia; Conservation Letters
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
Rethinking legal objectives for climate-adaptive conservation; Ecology and Society
The language of science: Essential ingredients for indigenous participation
We can't save all wildlife, so conservation laws need to change

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision