Great Barrier Reef: clearing the way for reef destruction

Reside, April E., Bridge, Thomas C.L., and Rummer, Jodie L. (2016) Great Barrier Reef: clearing the way for reef destruction. Nature, 537. p. 307.

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[Extract] Agricultural practices are accelerating the health decline of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, afffecting marine and terrestrial ecosystems (see also S.L. Maxwell et al. Nature 536, 143-145; 2016). Last month intensive opposition from the agricultural lobby blocked new legislation by the Queensland government that woudl have protected the reef's catchment areas from land clearing - despite support for the legislation from almost 500 scientists (

Item ID: 48460
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1476-4687
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2018 01:31
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050204 Environmental Impact Assessment @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9606 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation > 960604 Environmental Management Systems @ 100%
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