The Arbornaught


Meg Lowman + Inga Simpson

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Meg Lowman

Meg Lowman

Meg Lowman, Ph.D. a.k.a. 'Canopy Meg' is an American biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, editor and public speaker. She is the executive director of the TREE Foundation and a professor at the National University of Singapore, Arizona State University and Universiti Sains Malaysia. Nicknamed the 'Real-Life Lorax' by National Geographic and 'Einstein of the Treetops' by The Wall Street Journal, Meg Lowman pioneered the science of canopy ecology. Her motto is no child left indoors. She travels extensively, conducting research, doing outreach and speaking to audiences large and small.

Inga Simpson

Inga Simpson

Inga Simpson is the author of The Last Woman in the World, Mr Wigg, Nest, Where the Trees Were, Understory: my life with trees and The Book of Australian Trees, illustrated by Alicia Rogerson. Inga's novels have been short and longlisted for numerous awards, including the Miles Franklin and Stella Prize, while Understory was shortlisted for the Adelaide Writers Week award for nonfiction. Inga was also the winner of the Eric Rolls nature writing prize for her essay 'Triangulation'.



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