Category Archives: Restoration ecology

Agriculture or Biodiversity Conservation: Do We Need To Choose?

As the world’s human population reaches 7.6 billion people[i], it is striking to consider the sheer magnitude of the agricultural practices that are required to keep up with feeding this expanding population. Increased land clearing to accommodate large-scale, commercial agriculture … Continue reading

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Trees growing on ‘minefields’ – Andres Gordon

Trees growing on ‘minefields’ Throughout the last 800 years of human history, conflicts between different groups have opened paths for the use of imaginative and controversial tools to stop, injure and most of the times destroy one another (Truver, 2012). … Continue reading

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Scottsdale Reserve: An ambitious project

On Friday October 6, I ventured down to Scottsdale Reserve, Bredbo, with ANU senior lecturer Dr. David Freudenberger and some fellow classmates. Our goal was to assess tree health and growth of previous tree plantings by Greening Australia and previous … Continue reading

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