Rainforest Club Annual Dinner 2010: Welcome by Hon secretary Paul Baker, a few words from the founding President – Lord Cranbrook and the launching of a new expedition by Dr Susan Cheyne.
Dinner chaired by Nigel Winser with speeches by Professor Yadvinder Malhi and Paul Goodyear. DVD screening about Ghost Forest by Angela Palmer. Radcliffe Observatory, Green Templeton College, Oxford.
The Rainforest Club is 42 years old this year. It originally rose from the Mulu Rainforest Expedition that the Royal Geographical Society organised in 1978 This expedition was lead by Robin Hanbury Tenison who with many other Rainforest scientists including the Earl of Cranbrook and Nigel Winser brought the club into existence. The Club has grown over the years and it includes august members of the academic community and rainforest friends who have been involved in Rainforest expeditions and research over many years.
Photography © Quintin Lake, 2010