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Ten commitments revisited / editors, David Lindenmayer, Stephen Dovers and Steve Morton
Bib ID 6486379
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description Collingwood, VIC : CSIRO Publishing, [2014] 
©2014 
xxiii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm 
ISBN 9781486301676 (paperback)
Summary

What are the 10 key issues that must be addressed urgently to improve Australia's environment? In this follow up to the highly successful book Ten Commitments: Reshaping the Lucky Country'sEnvironment, Australia's leading environmental thinkers have written provocative chapters on what must be done to tackle Australia's environmental problems - in terms of policies, on-ground actions and research.Chapters are grouped into ecosystems, sectors and cross-cutting themes. Topics include: deserts, rangelands, temperate eucalypt woodlands, tropical savanna landscapes, urban settlements, forestry management, tropical and temperate marine ecosystems, tropical rainforests, alpine ecosystems, freshwater ecosystems, coasts, islands, soils, fisheries, agriculture, mining, grazing, tourism, industry and manufacturing,protected areas, Indigenous land and sea management, climate change, water, biodiversity, population, human health, fire, energy and more. Ten Commitments Revisited is a 'must read' for politicians, policy makers, decision makers, practitioners and others with an interest in Australia's environment.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Environmental protection -- Australia.  |  Environmental protection -- Decision making.  |  Environmental policy -- Australia.  |  Conservation of natural resources -- Australia.  |  Natural resources -- Management.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Lindenmayer, David, editor  |  Dovers, Stephen, editor  |  Morton, Steve, editor  |  CSIRO, issuing body
Also Titled

Securing Australia's future environment

Ten commitments revisited : securing Australia's future environment

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