John Feehan – Dung beetles

And now – everything you ever wanted to know about dung beetles from one of Australia’s top experts. John Feehan says these tiny creatures have the answer to carbon sequestration and preventing nutrient and chemical runoff into our waterways.

John West – Mulloon Creek Catchment

This interview with John West is part of our Mulloon Creek Catchment case study. The case study outlines the collaboration between 20 farmers rehydrating their creek and agricultural landscape.

John West has seen a remarkable transformation on his part of the Creek, in a very short time. In 12 weeks, and with five interventions, John’s seeing fish and birds for the first time in decades, as well as clean water good enough for a dip.

Gerry Carroll and Andrew Robinson – Mulloon Creek Catchment

This interview with Gerry Carroll and Andrew Robinson is part of our Mulloon Creek Catchment case study. The case study outlines the collaboration between 20 farmers rehydrating their creek and agricultural landscape.

Gerry was one of the first landowners to come on board with Tony Coote’s vision. Gerry and his manager, Andrew, have seen outstanding results from slowing down the Creek, and building up surrounding pasture.

Sue and Ulli Tuisk – Mulloon Creek Catchment

This interview with Sue and Ulli Tusk, is part of our Mulloon Creek Catchment case study. The case study outlines the collaboration between 20 farmers rehydrating their creek and agricultural landscape.

The Tuisks, who own historic “Palerang”, decided to install a slightly different type of weir – in the form of a “V”.

Peter Hazell – Mulloon Creek Catchment

This interview with Peter Hazell is part of our Mulloon Creek Catchment case study. The case study outlines the collaboration between 20 farmers rehydrating their creek and agricultural landscape.

Peter, Project Coordinator at the Mulloon Institute, coordinates 20 landholders and work on 14 farms.

The Brownlow Hill story

This is the story of an historic farm which almost failed. It’s a story which goes back 200 years, when the pasture at Brownlow Hill, just near Camden, supplied Sydney with milk. A number of crises, including the deregulation of the dairy industry in the 1990’s and the threat of Coal Seam Gas exploration, forced Edgar and Lynne Downes to drastically review how they farmed.

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Linda Lilburne, Landcare Research, New Zealand

The latest in our series of YouTube interviews with influential Australians follows the Global Soils Security and Planetary Health Conference in Sydney from December 4 to 6.

In this interview, Linda Lilburne discusses a unique collaboration between farmers, business, government and local communities to address nitrogen run off and other issues affecting New Zealand’s waterways. The aim is to preserve and market that country’s clean, green, pristine image.


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PROFESSOR TONY CAPON

The latest in our series of YouTube interviews with influential Australians follows the Global Soils Security and Planetary Health Conference in Sydney from December 4 to 6.

Professor Tony Capon is the world’s first Professor of Planetary Health. In this interview, Tony discusses what that role really means, the urgent task facing global scientists, and the worrying relationship between poor soil health and gastro intestinal conditions such as Crohne’s Disease.