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Julian Cribb

Julian Cribb is a science communicator and author of The Coming Famine: the global food crisis and what we can do to avoid it. He is a member of On Line Opinion's Editorial Advisory Board.


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Time for an independent voice for science
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Renewing our focus on food
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Water is the key to sustainability
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Welcome to the greatest sale on Earth: the gene pool
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Desert knowledge - key to surviving the 21st century
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Welcome to the Red Planet
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Under the gun
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Tackling the global food challenge
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Ignoring the food crisis
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Global crisis on our plate
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Groundwater from hell
Environment - 4/03/2008 - 1 comment
Science rot began before Libs
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Warming's hidden danger
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Life in a hot, hungry world
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The politics of science
Science & Technology - 24/09/2007 - 10 comments
The Dwarf Lords: tiny devices, tiny minds and the new enslavement
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Who's 'in charge' of science?
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Tax breaks aren't the way to grow
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Knowledge deficit looming
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Science left to count cost
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Heartening news from the deep
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Ending kneejerk science policy
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When drought spells cash
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Oceans in peril
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A world hungry for answers
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Gambling with science policy
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Climate shocks: more to come
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Fly times when the dry comes
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DNA rip-off is patent folly
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The knowledge drought intensifies
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Nutrient recycling on humanity's menu
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Australia's Achilles heel
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Swallowed by ‘grey goo’
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Muzzling of science
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The science of fawning
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Free the boffins from political interference
Science & Technology - 23/02/2006 - 6 comments
Why Australians dislike academics
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Let’s have free trade in scientific knowledge too
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The Age of Weeds: Let's declare war before it is too late
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Real Australians, aware of their water footprints, won't walk on the grass
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Sharing knowledge
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