Monthly Archives: October 2014

20:80 Vision for Sustainable Landscapes

Setting a target for the future for sustainable Australian landscapes, we should aim for a 20:80 mix of native ecosystems alongside agricultural production. Cropping landscapes need borders and corridors of trees and bushes threading across the pattern of fields. We are way behind … Continue reading

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Need to Know

How much do we need to know about nature to live sustainably? And who needs to know? Dr Sheryn Pitman emphasises the fundamental need for the community to know enough and to share their knowledge in order to make the … Continue reading

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Shades of Green and Gold

Driving through the mid-north of South Australia in late Spring, the landscapes match the national colours of green and gold – the vibrant green of healthy grain crops and the glorious gold of canola blooms. The outlook is promising for … Continue reading

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