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New Guinea has the world's richest island flora, but all of us need to do more. Let's go through the six recommendations in the paper to accelerate the New Guinea inventory. 1/n @KewScience @TheBotanics @R_CamaraLeret @JimboTiberius…
1. Training the next generation of resident plant taxonomists is urgently needed - 40% of the 99 authors are within ten years of 65. 2/n
2. Digitize and unify historical collections - less than 30% of New Guinea collections online at Kew, Sydney and Singapore 3/n @KewScience @RBGSydney @nparksbuzz
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Last week my first first author paper was published, and also my first plant genus and species description! We described Keraphyton mawsoniae, a new fern-like plant from the Late Devonian of Australia. I wrote a little thread about it for #FossilFriday #Palaeobotany #Paleontology Image
Our paper is available online #openaccess at “Keraphyton gen. nov., a new Late Devonian #fern-like plant from Australia” #paleobotany #paleontology #plant #taxonomy (2/17)
The #fossil #plant was first discovered by an amateur geologist on the bank of the Manilla River in Barraba #NewSouthWales… more than 50 years ago #NSW (3/17) Image
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[Thread] Certifications

A non-comprehensive, non-linear summary of Dr. Craig Wright’s professional certifications.

National Security Training Academy
Security Industry Course and Firearm Certificate of Achievement - Granted in 1992

Brisbane YMCA Youth Club
Best Military Tactics - Granted in 1988

International Systems Security Professional Certification Scheme - Granted in 2005

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Die #Niederlande 🇳🇱 haben z.T. sehr konkrete Vorschläge gemacht, wie eine #EUGreenRecovery – ein grünes EU-Konjunkturpaket – ausschauen könnte und wie damit öffentliche und private Investitionen ausgelöst werden.



(Danke, @StephanFickl)
Wie auch schon im offenen Brief von @lgewessler und mittlerweile 16 weiteren EU-MinisterInnen skizziert, soll der #EUGreenDeal im Zentrum der Konjunkturbelebung stehen.…
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Hi tweeps! Remember back in March, I made a mega-thread of amazing #WomenInSTEM that you should follow, especially for #IWD2018? If not, here's the 'moment' I made from it…
Well, today (19 Nov) is #InternationalMensDay #IMD2018, and I wanted to mark the occasion. So here are SIXTY men working in STEM who also happen to be some of my favourite tweeps. This is by no means an exhaustive list - please don't be offended if you're not on it!
PS: I have some actual (paid) work to do today, so I'll update the list when I can, in between all my other commitments. Please be patient 😊
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And now I present: a thread based on my love of #science, #scicomm, and #animals, and the fact that I'm a huge #nerd:
The other day at the library, I got this book by Ann Tompert for my 2yo (2/?):…
The premise: an elephant and a mouse want to ride a see-saw. #Physics has other ideas, so some other animals come to help. (3/?)
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