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Making the matrix matter: challenges in Australian grazing landscapes

Fischer, Joern; Fazey, Ioan; Briese, Robyn; Lindenmayer, David B


Many ecological theories are based on the concept of patches. Patches are a useful starting point for conservation efforts, but a focus on patches alone will not always achieve desired conservation outcomes. Conservation strategies in the grazing landscapes of southeastern Australia suggest that large patches of trees are widely regarded as 'habitat' while other forms of habitat are largely ignored. We provide data on birds and reptiles from the Nanangroe grazing landscape that illustrate the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Biodiversity and Conservation
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-004-3916-5


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