Griffith Review 63: <br>Writing the Country

Griffith Review 63:
Writing the Country

As the natural environment changes radically, Griffith Review 63: Writing the Country examines the unique beauty of the world around us, and asks what we can do to treasure, nurture, preserve and enhance the earth we share as the consequences of the climate crisis continue to unfold.



The economics of conservation

What does the increasing emphasis on the economic benefits of conservation & biodiversity mean for the natural world?

Join Paul Barclay in examining the impact of our focus on the economics of conservation with Charles Massy, Jane Gleeson-White and Hugh Possingham at this World Science Festival Brisbane affiliate event.

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Transforming landscapes

'Feasible solutions exist, but these solutions are not coming from "the top"…'

In this essay from Griffith Review 63: Writing the Country, Charles Massy explains how revolutionary ‘regenerative farming’ practices are helping to undo some of the damage wrought by the development of agriculture.

Read 'Transforming landscapes' here, and hear Massy discuss his essay, Writing the Country and more with Geraldine Doogue on ABC Radio National's Saturday Extra here.

A note from Julianne Schultz, Publisher

'In times like these it is important to pay attention.'

Publisher Julianne Schultz offers a response to the recent tragedy in Christchurch.

Submissions open –
The Novella Project VII

Fiction and creative non-fiction entries are now being accepted for Griffith Review’s annual novella competition. Winning entries will share in a $25,000 prize pool, supported by Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, and will be published in Griffith Review 66: The Novella Project VII.

Submissions close: 29 March 2019
Publication date: 4 November 2019
More information is available here.

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    Rock figs and eucalypts on the steep sandstone ridge above the Shoalhaven River at Bundanon. ...
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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this article contains the names of people who have died. In 2012, researchers Susan Forde, Kerrie Foxwell, and Elizabeth Burrows embarked on a research project to collect and ...
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Current Edition

Writing the Country
Place. Land. Country. Home. These words frame the settings of our stories. Writing the Country focuses on Australia’s vast raft of environments to investigate how these places are changing.

Next Edition

The New Disruptors
As the digital revolution continues to unleash radical change, will the future be one of decentralisation, anti-elitism and freedom, or surveillance monopoly and control?
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