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AUSTRALIA’S ‘GUM NUT’ GENIUS – SAVING OUR EUCALYPTS - ARK PROJECT HELPING TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Outside Adelaide there is a place where almost every species of Australian gum tree has been planted in the same place.  The man behind this Ark-style project declared as a teenager that he wanted to be a ‘eucalyptologist’ and even trained, commando style, to track down one of the very rarest species from the Gibson Desert.   Now, in his mid-40s, his arboretum is proving to be a vital place of research into climate change.