February 2016 - Rivers of Carbon

  • Riparian zones are ‘fuses’ for fire – facts and myths about bushfires and climate change

    One of the concerns landholders have when we talk to them about restoring their riparian areas is that the vegetation along the river will act as a ‘fuse’ for fire.  This has become a more common concern over the last few years when we have witnessed (and some communities have tragically experienced) some terrifying fires […]

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  • What is the best way to protect us from climate change? Save our ecosystems.

    When we think about climate change, we often think about building new infrastructure to keep the sea from lapping at our doors, or engineering new ways of moving water through drying landscapes, but in an insightful article James Watson and Tara Martin point out that if we look after our planet’s ecosystems they will look […]

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  • World Fish Migration Day 2016: Connecting Fish, Rivers and People

    World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) is coming up on the 21st of May this year. Although this is still a while away, we have been looking at our 2016 calendar and wanted to share some of the exciting things that are going to be happening. WFMD is an international event aimed at raising global awareness about […]

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  • Celebrating World Wetlands Day 2016

    ARRC is celebrating World Wetlands Day 2016, and we would love you to join us! Wetlands play an incredibly important role in our environment. They provide countless benefits; a freshwater supply, biodiversity, flood control and groundwater recharge. Wetlands are also incredibly valuable in sequestering carbon. Furthermore, more than a billion people make a living from […]

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