[Taxacom] Rio+20 (was LSID versus names / Rio+20)

Bob Mesibov mesibov at southcom.com.au
Thu Jun 21 18:57:13 CDT 2012

Hi, Stephen.

"Having said that, I expect that there will be little or no detectable biodiversity loss in Tasmania over the next 50 years..."

Interesting you say that. That's the subject of an expensive, multi-expert process going on within our conservation bureaucracy. You could save Tasmania a lot of money if you could convince them our threatened species list is a fantasy.

"so, if you are serious about "salvage", perhaps you should consider moving to somewhere more tropical ..."

My wife and I salvage closer to home, in the agricultural parts of Victoria and New South Wales. We did a major trip last September in the Riverina district. Center yourself at -35.6101 146.4609 in Google Earth, zoom out slowly and see if you can spot the pathetically few remnants we salvaged.
Dr Robert Mesibov
Honorary Research Associate
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and
School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania
Home contact: PO Box 101, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia 7316
Ph: (03) 64371195; 61 3 64371195
Webpage: http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/?articleID=570

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