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Goats, people and rangelands: Analysis of the rangeland goat industry as a complex social ecological system

El Hassan, Marwan


Goats were introduced to Australia in the late eighteenth century. They are now a permanent feature of the Australian rangelands. A population of 4-6 million highly adapted wild goats currently shares much of Australia's semi-arid zone with domestic livestock and native herbivores. Goats have always been controversial in Australia, and there are two competing paradigms around them: pest or resource. Goats can contribute significantly to damaging grazing pressure, alongside domestic, other feral...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5148a962ef1


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