Biodiversity Conservation Video

Following trend

long term research into species and ecosystems launched

Prof Andy Lowe officially launched Trend at the 2011 WOMAD Earth Station Festival.

TREND – Transects for Environmental Monitoring and Decision Making – is a componet of the Australian Transect Network, a long-term research and monitoring program dedicated to understanding how species and ecosystems change over space and time.

Prof Andy Lowe is a British-Australian scientist and expert on plants and trees, particularly the monitoring, management and utilisation of genetic, biological and ecosystem resources. He has discovered new species, lost forests, championed to eliminate illegally logged timber in global supply chains, served the UN’s Office of Drugs and Crime and has been responsible for securing multi-million dollar research funding. He is an experienced and respected executive leader, as well as mid-career mentor. Andy is the inaugural Director of Food Innovation at the University of Adelaide serving as the external face for all significant food industry and government sectors across South Australia, and the world.

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