Conservation and biodiversity

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Rehabilitating degraded lands and increasing ground cover helps to reduce sediment runoff onto the Great Barrier Reef. Although grazing management strategies can often improve ground cover levels, degraded…
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Increasing ground cover and land condition in catchment grazing lands significantly reduces soil erosion and improves the water quality of runoff entering the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) lagoon.…
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The Reef grazing industry development projects aimed to reduce the impact of runoff from Mackay-Whitsunday cattle properties onto the Great Barrier Reef and consisted of two components: Conducting an…
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The project Reef & Beef Extension, delivered extension programs on wet and dry grazing lands in the Terrain catchment area of far-north Queensland. The main objective was to…
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The Improving grazing management practices to enhance ground cover and reduce sediment loads project investigated the relationship between grazing management practices, vegetation cover and water quality on grazing properties in…
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The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) Paddock modelling project was part of a joint initiative of the Australian and Queensland governments to improve water quality in the…
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The Biodiversity condition assessment for grazing lands project aimed to develop and test a biodiversity condition framework to complement the grazing land condition ABCD framework used by the…
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The Australian Government Department of Environment (DoE) commissioned the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) to identify key management practices that could be adopted by beef producers…
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The Stocktake4Reef e-learning package adapted the Stocktake4Reef workshop into an interactive e-learning package with a view to increasing participation and access. It also integrated other eTechnologies including webinars, apps and…
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This report by Dr Gabriel Crowley, Cairns Institute Adjunct Principal Research Fellow, examines the conservation economy in the Monsoonal North of Australia. It first describes the drivers behind…
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