David Salt is the Editor of Decision Point, the monthly magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group (jointly funded by the National Environment Research Program Environmental Decisions Hub and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions). Decision Point presents news and views on environmental decision making, biodiversity, conservation planning and monitoring.
Prior to working on Decision Point, David created and produced The Helix magazine for CSIRO Education, Newton magazine for Australian Geographic, Materials Monthly for the ANU Centre for Science and Engineering of Materials and ScienceWise for the ANU College of Science. He has served as the Communications Manager for CSIRO Wildlife and Ecology and co authored the widely acclaimed texts Resilience Thinking, Resilience Practice and Trees and Biodiversity.
Walker B & D Salt (2012). Resilience practice: building capacity to absorb disturbance and maintain function. Island Press, Washington, D.C., USA.
Salt D (2012). Sustainability through the lens of resilience thinking. Pages 241-254 in Enough for All Forever: A Handbook for Learning about Sustainability. J Murray, G Cawthorne, C Dey & C Andrew (Eds), Common Ground Publishing, Champaign Illinois, USA.
Driscoll DA, DB Lindenmayer, AF Bennett, M Bode, RA Bradstock, GJ Cary, MF Clarke, N Dexter, R Fensham, G Friend, M Gill, S James, G Kay, DA Keith, C MacGregor, J Russell-Smith, D Salt, JEM Watson, R. Williams& A York (2010) Fire management for biodiversity conservation: Key research questions and our capacity to answer them. Biological Conservation, Volume 143, Issue 9, September 2010, Pages 1928-1939, ISSN 0006-3207, 10.1016/j.biocon.2010.05.026.
Driscoll DA, DB Lindenmayer, AF Bennett, M Bode, RA Bradstock, GJ Cary, MF Clarke, N Dexter, R Fensham, G Friend, M Gill, S James, G Kay, DA Keith, C MacGregor, HP Possingham, J Russell-Smith, D Salt, JEM Watson, R. Williams& A York (2010). Resolving conflicts in fire management using decision theory: asset-protection versus biodiversity conservation. Conservation letters 3: 215-223.
Salt D & D Freudenberger (2009). Biodiversity and habitat enhancement. Pages 87-106 in I Nuberg, BH George & Rowan Reid (Eds) Agroforestry for natural resource management. CSIRO, Collingwood.
Gibbons P, C Zammit, K Youngentob, HP Possingham, DB Lindenmayer, S Bekessy, M Burgman, M Colyvan, M Considine, A Felton, RJ Hobbs, K Hurley, C McAlpine, MA McCarthy, J Moore, D Robinson, D Salt & Brendan Wintle (2008). Some practical suggestions for improving engagement between researchers and policy-makers in natural resource management. Ecological Management & Restoration 9 (3), 182-186.
Walker B & D Salt (2006). Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World. Island Press, Washington, D.C., USA.
Cork S, K Delaney & D Salt (2005). Futures Thinking about Landscapes, Lifestyles and Livelihoods in Australia, Land and Water Australia, Canberra.
Roughley A & D Salt (2005). Introduction of Social Sciences in Australian Natural Resource Management Agencies. Journal of Research Practice, Volume 1, Issue 2.
Salt D, DB Lindenmayer & RJ Hobbs (2004). Trees and Biodiversity: A Guide for Australian Farm Forestry. Rural Industries Research and Development Program, Canberra.
Lindenmayer DB, RJ Hobbs & D Salt (2003). Plantation forests and biodiversity conservation. Australian Forestry, 66, 62-66.