Tom Griffiths

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Tom Griffiths is a professor of history in the Research School of Social Sciences at The Australian National University, Canberra. He is the author of Forests of Ash: An Environmental History (Cambridge University Press, 2001), and Hunters and Collectors: The Antiquarian Imagination in Australia. In the summer of 2002–2003 he travelled to Antarctica as a Humanities Fellow with the Australian Antarctic Division, and his next book (to be published in May this year) is Slicing the Silence: Voyaging to Antarctica (UNSW Press and Harvard University Press). He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.


Vincent Carruthers

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Vincent Carruthers is a well-known South African environmentalist, author and consultant. He is a director of the Delta Environmental Centre and the Sustainable Tourism Research Institute. He is a past director of the North West Parks and Tourism Board, executive director of the Wildlife and Environment Society and chairman of Birdlife South Africa. He has written a number of books in the fields of natural history and history.