... species living in subterranean airspaces in rock above the watertable (troglofauna). Although subterranean fauna are ... strata supporting faunal communities, and drawdown of the watertable following mine de-watering. Although these impacts ...
Land clearing represents a fundamental pressure on the land environment, causing the loss and fragmentation of native vegetation. Depending on subsequent management, land clearing can also lead to a...
Changes to the hydrology of Australian landscapes are discussed in detail in Chapter 4: Inland water and Chapter 5: Land. The many alterations to Australian landscapes...
The best available projections for Australia’s future climate are presented in Chapter 2 of this report. These projections indicate that warming of the continent is highly...
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