Dr Augustine Doronila.
Wednesday 2 December 2015 7:30pm.
34 Bedford Street Box Hill.
This address follows the SPC 2015 AGM, which commences at 7pm.
Ecological issues involved in the Paris Climate Change conference (COP21), and the contribution of Pope Francis’s document, Laudato Si’.
Dr Augustine Doronila is an environmental scientist from the University of Melbourne and a technical expert for EcoOne, an international environmental organisation based in Italy. EcoOne endeavours to introduce environmental issues and principles into social, political and economic sectors.
Dr Doronila is currently researching metal hyper-accumulation in plants, soil chemistry and plant nutrition, restoration ecology, and post mining reclamation. He lectures in the MSc unit on the chemistry of global environmental change.
Dr Doronila contributed to a recent round-table convened in October by the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council to consider a program of reflection on the future of economic and social policy in Australia in the light of empirical developments and recent interventions by Pope Francis.