Tim Flannery is an internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, and conservationist. He has written over a dozen books, including Here On Earth; the award winning bestsellers The Future Eaters, The Eternal Frontier and The Weather Makers, and accounts of his travels in Papua New Guinea and Australia, Throwim Way Leg, Country and Among the Islands. In 2007 he was named Australian of the Year and from 2011-13 he served as Head of the Australian Climate Commission.
Danielle Clode has written about Here on Earth (2010) as part of the Reading Australia initiative. Click here to read her essay.
Further reading and links
Reading Australia teaching resources: Here on Earth (2010)
Fiona Gruber reviews 'The Mystery of the Venus Island Fetish' by Dido Butterworth (Tim Flannery) in the March 2015 issue of ABR
'Who Made This Mess of Planet Earth?', Andrew C. Revkin reviews Here on Earth in the New York Times, July 15, 2011
‘The Guru Who Gets it Wrong’, Herald Sun, February 26, 2014