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Article – Australia’s state of degradia

With almost a third of arable land classified as degraded, what can we do to reverse the rapid pace of degradation and can we do it in a way that benefits us? ‘A nation humanity must take responsibility for’, writes Professor Andy Lowe. For most of our history we have been hunters and gatherers – low […]

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New study ranks countries on environmental impact

A new study has ranked most of the world’s countries for their environmental impact. The research uses seven indicators of environmental degradation to form two rankings – a proportional environmental impact index, where impact is measured against total resource availability, and an absolute environmental impact index measuring total environmental degradation at a global scale. Led […]

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