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Shark ecologist, Vic Peddemors, explains that through failed understanding of shark behavior and the use of practices that are unsustainable, the apex predator in a fragile ecosystem is now at risk.
The NSW Food Authority is an evidence-led organisation, striving to ensure that all decisions are based on sound evidence and science.
Knowledge of surface water and groundwater ecology enables NSW Office of Water to more effectively share water between the environment and other water users.
Find out about the impacts of climate change on primary industries, current DPI projects, and future research priorities.
Primary industries are a major user of the developed water resources in NSW, and manage 76% of the land.
Biochar promises to provide an immediate solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, benefits the soil, and uses waste materials.
This technical paper outlines the opportunities and the knowledge gaps for carbon sequestration in soil for agriculture.
The biennial report detailing the status of fisheries resources in NSW has been released (Feb 2011). Detailed information on 108 species.
Bioethanol prospects from cotton gin trash
Several successful second generation biofuel studies have placed research led by Tony Vancov at Wollongbar at the forefront of investigating conversion of cotton gin trash (CGT) to bioethanol.
Enough soil carbon to mitigate climate change is a ‘big ask’
Expectations are unrealistic for delivering increases in sequestration of carbon in soil, according to one of Australia’s most respected soil scientists.
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