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Overgrazed land restoration study underway

  Monarto Zoo is playing host to an overgrazed land restoration study led by the University of Adelaide, with partners including Zoos South Australia and the University of Queensland. The purpose of the study, which will take 30 years to complete, is to identify the most effective methods in restoring overgrazed land back to native […]

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A Brave New Green World: does a price on carbon help protect Australia’s biodiversity?

As Australia shifts to cut greenhouse gas emissions is it also possible to enhance our biodiversity? A new peer-reviewed paper by Environment Institute members Corey Bradshaw and Barry Brook (with others) directly addresses this question, showing “biodiversity-related enhancement schemes (including environmental plantings and invasive species reduction) can be compatible with carbon-sequestration initiatives”. The authors find […]

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