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Climate and Natural Resources

Australian Natural Resources Data Library

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Science
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Access to datasets used in the Australian Natural Resources Atlas, to support natural resource management Report Locationhttp://adl.brs.gov.au/anrdl/php/anrdlSearch.html ....

Australian Rural Development: Multiple Problems, Bespoke Solutions, the Abdication of Central Governments, and the Ghost of Friedrich Nietzsche

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Sorensen, Tony
  • Journal Name: Sustaining Regions
  • Journal Number: Vol. 7, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

The numerous political, economic, environmental and other problems that surround the regional development of the rural areas of Australia are discussed. The various measures that can be taken or are being taken to overcome these barriers are also analyzed. Report Locationhttp://www.anzrsai.org/system/files/f8/f9/f48/f49/o273//SRO11-19 ....

Building Community Self Sufficiency for Fire Safety

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Watson, Kellie
  • Journal Name: Australian Journal of Emergency Management, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 21, No. 1
  • Country: New Zealand

The Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre's (CRC) Community Self Sufficiency for Fire Safety Sufficiency for Fire Safety program focuses on how the rural and urban interface communities across Australia and New Zealand prepare for bushfires and also the role of the communities and individuals in reducing bushfire risk. A dialogue wi ....

Cancer of the Bush or Salvation for our Cities?: Fly-in, Fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in Regional Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Publisher: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia
  • Published Location: Canberra ACT
  • ISBN: 978-0-642-79850-3
  • Country: Australia

On Wednesday 13 February 2013, the House Standing Committee on Regional Australia tabled its report on the inquiry into the use of ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia entitled Cancer of the bush or salvation for our cities? Fly-in, fly-out and drive-in, drive-out workforce practices in Regional Australia. Repo ....

Carbon, biodiversity and regional natural resource planning: towards high impact next generation plans

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Allan Dale, James McKee, Karen Vella & Ruth Potts
  • Journal Name: Australian Planner
  • Journal Number: 50.4
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
  • Published Location: United Kingdom
  • ISBN: 2150-6841
  • Country: Australia

Given the increased importance of adaptation debates in global climate negotiations, pressure to achieve biodiversity, food and water security through managed landscape-scale adaptation will likely increase across the globe over the coming decade. In parallel, emerging market-based, terrestrial greenhouse gas abatement programs present a real opp ....

Choice modelling and its potential application to tropical rainforest preservation

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Rolfe, John; Bennett, Jeff; Louviere, Jordan
  • Journal Name: Ecological Economics
  • Journal Number: Vol.35, No.2
  • Country: Australia, Vanuatu

Loss of rainforest occurs in part because of a global market failure problem. Markets routinely transmit signals about international demands for forest products such as timber, but fail to transmit signals about demands for preservation. To make efficient resource allocation choices, decision makers need some framework to estimate the non-use val ....

Classifying short agrifood supply chains under a knowledge and social learning perspective

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Antonio P Volpentesta, Salvatore Ammirato, Marco Della Gala
  • Journal Name: Rural Society
  • Journal Number: Vol. 22, No. 3
  • Publisher: eContent Management Pty Ltd
  • Published Location: Maleny, Qld.
  • ISBN: 1037-1656
  • Country: Australia

In this paper, I compare reflections from my action research engagements with two Murray-Darling Basin (MDB) natural resource management (NRM) organisations, Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI) and Murray Catchment Management Authority (CMA) in NSW, Australia. My engagement with MI (2005-2007) coincided with the most extreme years of the extended Millen ....

Climag: issue 5

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Climate Variability in Agriculture Research and Development Program
  • Country: Australia

This issue of 'Climag' outlines CSIRO research on the effects of climate variability in the future which is forecast to influence the frequency of temperature extremes, and affect regional rainfall patterns and available soil moisture. Other reports in this issue include an article highlighting the need to integrate science and onfarm&n ....

Climate adaptation in regional mining value chains: A case-study of the Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Barton Loechel, Jane Hodgkinson, Suzanne Prober and Kieren Moffat
  • Publisher: CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

Climate change poses a potential range of threats and opportunities for mining regions around Australia. Recent studies have suggested that mine operations as well as the related infrastructure, businesses and communities associated with mining, may be affected by flooding, drought, bushfires, storms and sea level rise. Report LocationClick her ....

Climate adaption in regional mining values chains: A case-study of the Goldfields-Esperance Region, Western Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Barton Loechel, Jane Hodgkinson, Suzanne Prober and Kieren Moffatt
  • Publisher: CSIRO, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia, Goldfields Environmental Management Group
  • Published Location: Pullenvale, Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

Climate change poses a potential range of threats and opportunities for mining regions around Australia. Recent studies have suggested that mine operations as well as the related infrastructure, businesses and communities associated with mining, may be affected by flooding, drought, bushfires, storms, and sea level rise.  This case study so ....

Climate and Natural Resources

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Includes statistical information from various years on air, biodiversity, climate, conservation, fish, forests, freshwater, land, marine, minerals, water Report Locationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/[email protected]/ViewContent?readform&view=ProductsbyTopic&Action=Expand&Num=2.1 ....

Climate change adaptation in the Murray-Darling Basin: Reducing resilience of wetlands with engineering

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Pittock, J; Finlayson, C M
  • Journal Name: Water and Climate: Policy Implementation Challenges; Proceedings of the 2nd Practical Responses to Climate Change Conference
  • Publisher: Engineers Australia
  • Published Location: Barton, A.C.T.
  • ISBN: 9780858259119
  • Country: Australia

Conflict over water allocations and the need to adapt to climate change in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin has resulted in decision makers choosing engineering interventions to use water more 'efficiently' for wetlands conservation. We review a range of policy and infrastructure adaptation measures implemented in the Basin by governments. The wa ....

Climate change and food security: Health impacts in developed countries

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Iain R. Lake, Lee Hooper, Asmaa Abdelhamid, Graham Bentham, Alistair B.A. Boxall, Alizon Draper, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Mike Hulme, Paul R. Hunter, Gordon Nichols and Keith W. Waldron
  • Journal Name: Environmental Health Perspectives
  • Journal Number: Vol. 120 No. 11
  • Publisher: Brogan and Partners
  • ISBN: 00916765

Background: Anthropogenic climate change will affect global food production, with uncertain consequences for human health in developed countries. Objectives: We investigated the potential impact of climate change on food security (nutrition and food safety) and the implications for human health in developed countries. Methods: Expert input and s ....

Climate Change and Regional Communities: Towards Sustainable Community Behaviour in Ballarat

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Braun, Patrice; McEachern, Steven
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 16, No. 1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

This paper presents the findings of two surveys conducted on behalf of BREAZE, a Renewable Energy and Zero Emissions community group in the Ballarat region. The research presented in this study was designed to identify the group's effectiveness in supporting its members to achieve zero emissions. Another objective of the research w ....

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