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The water crisis facing Australia

Sandeman, R J

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Droughts, changing weather patterns due to climate change, unsustainable state and federal government policies and parochial self interest has brought the major irrigated agricultural region of Australia, the Murray-Darling Basin close to collapse. The present state of the Basin together with the predictions of computer modelling of future climate changes over the next few decades is discussed in relation to the existing attitudes of vested interests at all levels and the various policies now...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35847
Source: International Journal of Environmental Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00207230802608319

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