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Biodiversity
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Perspectives
Global warming

Impact of global warming on biodiversity - from NOVA, Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/091/091key.htm

Global Warming Threatens Biodiversity In Australia's Wet Tropics - from Science Daily
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/07/060725090700.htm

Global Warming May Have Damaged Coral Reefs Forever - from Science Daily
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/05/060515232529.htm

Coral bleaching - will global warming kill the reefs? - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Science
http://www.science.org.au/nova/076/076key.htm

Global warming threatens our marine wildlife - from the Wilderness Society
http://www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/marine/global-warming-marine/

Wildlife threatened by a warming world - from World Wildlife Foundation
http://wwf.org.au/articles/feature32/

Potential Effects of Global Warming on the Biota of the Australian Alps - from The Greenhouse Office
http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/impacts/publications/alps.html

Introduced species

Biodiversity: Introduced species - from Department of Environment and Heritage, South Australia
http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/reporting/biodiversity/introduced.html

Aquatic Invaders - Introduced species are a threat to our aquatic biodiversity - from Department of Fisheries, Government of Western Australia
http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/docs/pub/IMPFreshwater/index.php?0506

Bitou Bush - Its Effects on Biodiversity - from Australian Musuem
http://www.amonline.net.au/factsheets/bitou_bush.htm

Overpopulation

What is happening to our biodiversity - from Australian Museum
http://www.amonline.net.au/biodiversity/happening/population.htm

Water storage and usage

Water in Australia - Rivers and Estuaries - from CSIRO
http://www.clw.csiro.au/issues/water/rivers_estuaries/faq.html

Tourism & ecotourism

The Effects of Tourism and Recreation on Biodiversity - Australian Museum
http://www.amonline.net.au/factSheets/tourism_effects.htm

Urban development

3.5 Biodiversity Off-site - from The Australian Greenhouse Office
http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/yourhome/technical/fs35.htm

Commercial Use

Is Australian wildlife fair game? - from NOVA Science in the News, Australian Academy of Sciences
http://www.science.org.au/nova/053/053key.htm

Agriculture

Salt: The creeping threat to biodiversity - from CSIRO
http://www.csiro.au/files/mediaRelease/mr2000/Prbiodiv.htm

Biodiversity - from Agriculture and the Environment, Government of Canada
http://www.agr.gc.ca/policy/environment/biodiv_e.phtml

NSW Agriculture and biodiversity - from NSW Depaartment of Primary Industries
http://www.ricecrc.org/reader/biodiversity-nsw-ag.htm

Recreation

Conserving Adelaide’s BIODIVERSITY Project Outline No. 12 Recreational activities - Urban Forest Biodiversity Program
http://www.urbanforest.on.net/pdf/PO%2012.pdf

Forestry

Why farm forestry? - from Farm Forest Line
http://www.farmforestline.com.au/pages/1_why.html


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