Australia's Biodiversity and Climate Change by Will Steffen (Lead Author)

By Will Steffen (Lead Author)

Australia's particular biodiversity is lower than chance from a swiftly altering weather. the consequences of weather switch are already discernible in any respect degrees of biodiversity – genes, species, groups and ecosystems. a lot of Australia's such a lot valued and iconic common components – the good Barrier Reef, south-western Australia, the Kakadu wetlands and the Australian Alps – are one of the such a lot weak. yet even more is at stake than saving iconic species or ecosystems. Australia's biodiversity is key to the country's nationwide identification, economic system and caliber of life.
In the face of uncertainty approximately particular weather situations, ecological and administration ideas offer a legitimate foundation for maximising possibilities for species to conform, groups to reorganise and ecosystems to remodel whereas conserving easy capabilities severe to human society. This leading edge method of biodiversity conservation less than a altering weather ends up in new demanding situations for administration, coverage improvement and institutional layout. This booklet explores those demanding situations, development on an in depth research of the interactions among a altering weather and Australia's wealthy yet threatened biodiversity.
Australia's Biodiversity and weather switch is a crucial reference for coverage makers, researchers, educators, scholars, newshounds, environmental and conservation NGOs, NRM managers, and personal landholders with an curiosity in biodiversity conservation in a quickly altering world.

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