Fragmentation Of Australian Rangelands: Risks And Trade-Offs For Land Management

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Stokes, C.J.
Ash, A.J.
McAllister, R.R.J.
Australian Rangeland Society
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Land policy and legislation have been the major factors driving fragmentation of Australian rangelands. At the regional scale, fragmentation of rangelands has facilitated the development of private land rights, promoted the development and intensification of the pastoral industry, and encouraged settlement and growth of rural communities. But these changes have also had negative consequences in disrupting ecosystem functions associated with spatial connectedness, compromising enterprise economics and putting pressure on rangeland resources. ...
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13th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, Alice Springs
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Monday, July 5, 2004
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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 15thAustralian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference’. (Ed. D. Orr) 4 pages. (Australian Rangeland Society: Australia)
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