Chapter 8. Biodiversity Conservation in Australian Tropical Rangelands

  1. Johan T. du Toit Head professor5,
  2. Richard Kock Manager6 and
  3. James C. Deutsch7
  1. Stephen T. Garnett Director1,
  2. John C. Z. Woinarski Principal1,2,
  3. Gabriel M. Crowley Officer3 and
  4. Alex S. Kutt Research1

Published Online: 10 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317091.ch8

Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems

Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems

How to Cite

Garnett, S. T., Woinarski, J. C. Z., Crowley, G. M. and Kutt, A. S. (2010) Biodiversity Conservation in Australian Tropical Rangelands, in Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems (eds J. T. du Toit, R. Kock and J. C. Deutsch), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317091.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Utah State University, USA

  2. 6

    Zoological Society of London, UK

  3. 7

    Cambridge University and Imperial College, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport, Northern Territory, Australia

  3. 3

    Tropical Savannas Cooperative Research Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177856

Online ISBN: 9781444317091

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Keywords:

  • Australian tropical rangelands and biodiversity conservation;
  • temperate southern and eastern Australia;
  • northern Australia's pastoral intensification and environmental damage;
  • Australian continent and three biogeographic realms;
  • biodiversity conservation and regional prehistory;
  • Australian wildlife in tropical savannas;
  • plant phenology and rainfall patterning;
  • weeds and structural vegetation change;
  • ecological impact of feral pigs;
  • demographic trends and proximal threat management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biodiversity conservation

  • Trends and future drivers

  • Solutions

  • Conclusion

  • References