Bob Brown explores if democracy is doing enough for the planet

Bob Brown explores if democracy is doing enough for the planet

Monitor staff

25 February 2013: Former senator and leader of the Australian Greens, Dr Bob Brown, argued that a faulty democracy is having a negative impact on the biosphere during his delivery of the University of Canberra’s Institute for Applied Ecology 2013 Krebs Lecture.

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Adjunct Professor Charles Krebs, Dr Bob Brown and Professor David Choquenot. Photo: Michelle McAulay

Dr Brown, an environmental activist and chair of the Bob Brown Foundation, delivered his public lecture Is Democracy Failing the Biosphere? on 18 February to a packed audience. 


The Krebs Lecture is an annual celebration of the extraordinary contribution Adjunct Professor Charles Krebs has made to our understanding and appreciation of the natural world.