Caitlin Weatherstone

Caitlin Weatherstone

Caitlin grew up in the Northern Rivers area and is a qualified Wildlife Ecologist and keen bushwalker/ adventurer. She’s currently working in Byron Bay and surrounds as a threatened species researcher, marine conservationist, environmental educator, event organiser...
Dr Mary Gardner

Dr Mary Gardner

Writer, biologist and photographer, Gardner contributes articles about local ecology and science for the Echo since 2007. In Dec 2016, Southern Cross University awarded her a PhD for her research in the historical marine ecology of the subtropics, focusing on deep...
Lesley Hughes

Lesley Hughes

Lesley Hughes is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Integrity & Development) at Macquarie University. Her research has mainly focused on the impacts of climate change on species and ecosystems. She is a former Lead Author in...
Edie Bartley

Edie Bartley

Edie Bartley is a conscious youth who practises daily efforts to minimise her carbon footprint. Edie hopes to aspire towards bigger things, putting her environmental passions into practice and working towards living with an ethical and sustainable lifestyle. After...