Download e-book for iPad: Australia's Biodiversity and Climate Change by Will Steffen (Lead Author)

By Will Steffen (Lead Author)

Australia's specific biodiversity is less than risk from a quickly altering weather. the consequences of weather swap are already discernible in any respect degrees of biodiversity – genes, species, groups and ecosystems. lots of Australia's so much valued and iconic typical components – the good Barrier Reef, south-western Australia, the Kakadu wetlands and the Australian Alps – are one of the so much susceptible. 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 rules supply a legitimate foundation for maximising possibilities for species to conform, groups to reorganise and ecosystems to remodel whereas protecting simple capabilities severe to human society. This cutting edge method of biodiversity conservation less than a altering weather results in new demanding situations for administration, coverage improvement and institutional layout. This e-book explores those demanding situations, development on a close 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, reporters, environmental and conservation NGOs, NRM managers, and personal landholders with an curiosity in biodiversity conservation in a speedily altering world.

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