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Running dry: Freshwater biodiversity, protected areas and climate change

Pittock, James; Hanson, Lara J.; Abell, Robin

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Freshwater biodiversity is in significant decline and existing conservation strategies have not stemmed the loss to date. The damage is due to growing threats from traditional pressures and now the direct impacts of climate change, as well as from human responses to climate change. A suite of tools is required to address these threats, and one of these - protected areas - has been underutilized and poorly applied to freshwater conservation. We outline how the effectiveness of investments in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49741
Source: Biodiversity

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