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Associate Lecturer, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide

Dr John Read has a PhD in Ecosystem Management. He lives and works in the Australian arid zone and has a particular interest in applied ecology, including the control of feral predators and managing threatened species and threatening processed. John has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles and four books

John is chair of the Warru Recovery Team, director of Ecological Horizons environmental consultancy.(, Thylation conservation innovation company ( Wild Deserts, and Patron and Board member of Tetepare Descendants' Association ( in the Solomon Islands


  • 2008–2016
    Adjunct Lecturuer Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Adelaide
  • 2005–2016
    Director, Ecological Horizons