At a glanceResilience is a key underpinning principle of Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy 2010–2030, as well as state and territory, and regional biodiversity strategies. The definition of resilience in biodiversity strategies and policies is still relatively ambiguous, and...
There has been no updated overall synthesis of the spatial distribution of pressures affecting biodiversity in the past 5 years. A 2015 publication (Lee et al. 2015) assessed the spatial...
It is inevitable that the impact of climate change will continue to increase, given current trajectories (see the Drivers and Atmosphere reports). The interaction of climate change with other...
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