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A warmer future for South Australia

How will climate change impact South Australia’s flora?

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified the implications of climate change for South Australia’s plant species and the state’s biodiversity. “Climate change presents a significant threat to biodiversity,” warns Dr Greg Guerin of The University of Adelaide.  “Climate change exacerbates existing problems around habitat loss and fragmentation, invasive species, pathogens, eutrophication, and altered […]

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Podcast: South Australia’s plant biodiversity hot spots

The spread of invasive weeds and climate change are threatening South Australia’s plant biodiversity. Researchers from the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, in partnership with the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources embarked on a comprehensive study into South Australia’s plant species, identifying six ‘hot spots’ of […]

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