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Australia's Biodiversity and Climate Change

Steffen, Will; Burbridge, Andrew A.; Hughes, Lesley Ann; Kitching, Roger L.; Lindenmayer, David; Musgrave, Warren; Stafford Smith, Mark; Werner, Patricia


An assessment of the vulnerability of Australia's biodiversity to climate change was commissioned by the Australian Government to help increase our understanding of how to help Australia's rich biodiversity adapt to climate change. The assessment finds that Australia's biodiversity is at risk from even moderate climate change and already under stress, for example from habitat degradation, changed fire regimes and invasive species. Climate change is likely to exacerbate these existing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Book


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