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Bringing Back the Bettong: Reintroducing ecosystem engineers for restoration in Box-Gum grassy woodland

Ross, Catherine


The grassy woodlands of eastern Australia have declined in their range by more than 95% through clearing and fragmentation. This decline has coincided with the loss of many digging or soil-foraging species that are considered to be 'ecosystem engineers' because of their role in biopedturbation and effects on other species and processes. Ecosystem engineers are therefore a priority for reintroduction to restore biodiversity and ecosystem function. However, there are gaps in our knowledge of how...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5edf65798a106
Access Rights: Open Access


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