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Reconfiguring an irrigation landscape to improve provision of ecosystem services

Crossman, N.; Connor, J.; Bryan, Brett A.; Summers, David; Ginnivan, John

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Over-allocation of fresh water resources to consumptive uses, coupled with recurring drought and the prospect of climate change, is compromising the stocks of natural capital in the world's basins and reducing their ability to provide water-dependent ecosystem services. To combat this, governments worldwide are making significant investment in efforts to improve the sharing of water between consumptive uses and the environment. Many investments are centred on the modernisation of inefficient...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65606
Source: Ecological Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolecon.2009.11.020

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