Virginia Young

Biodiversity and climate change expert Photo: Virginia Young

Virginia Young contributes through the Australian Rainforest Conservation Society to a global primary forest research programme led by Griffith University. Her work is focused on the nexus between biodiversity and climate change and its relevance to international policy arenas.

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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