Brendan Mackey

Co-chair of  the IUCN task force on primary forests Photo: Brendan Mackey

Brendan Mackey is a professor at Griffith University, Australia, and Director of the Grifith Climate Change Response Programme and the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility. He co-chairs the IUCN task force on primary forests including intact forest landscapes.

Members of the IUCN Primary Forests Task Force

Primary forests sequester more carbon, more safely than planted forests and offer far greater biodiversity benefits. We cannot resolve the climate or biodiversity crises without prioritising the...


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