Carbon Trading: An Incentive To Change Rangelands Grazing Management?

Stockdale, M.
Wiley, T.
Smith, P.
Australian Rangeland Society
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With climate change firmly on the global agenda, carbon trading is emerging as a growth industry. In Australia the rangelands has been identified as one of the country’s largest carbon sinks. Increasing carbon sequestration is the key to the ability to trade carbon. Improved grazing management practices may be able to increase the rate of carbon sequestration in the soil and above ground biomass in arid rangeland areas. Grazing management systems which stimulate increased plant growth through rest and intensive grazing such as cell grazing or rotational grazing may be the answer. ...
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15th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, Charters Towers Queensland
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Sunday, September 28, 2008
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Conference Paper
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Use this form to cite paper: Anderson, L., van Klinken, R. D., and Shepherd, D. (2008). Aerially surveying Mesquite (Prosopis spp.) in the Pilbara. In: 'A Climate of Change in the Rangelands. Proceedings of the 15th Australian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference'. (Ed. D. Orr) 4 pages. (Australian Rangeland Society: Australia).
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