Southern Riparian Linkages Archives - Rivers of Carbon

  • Putting a price tag on biodiversity

    Biodiversity in dollars and cents? Although the ecological benefits of biodiversity are well documented, those benefits have rarely been expressed in dollars and cents. A team of economists and ecologists, including University of Illinois professor of environmental economics Amy Ando, have developed one of the first models to assign a dollar value to the loss […]

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  • Research into nest boxes – what works, what does not

    Darren Le Roux and colleagues have been investigating nest boxes for hollow-nesting birds and have some interesting results to share… Large trees support unique habitat structures (e.g. hollows) that form over centuries and cannot be provided by small trees. Large trees are also declining in human-modified landscapes worldwide. One restoration strategy gaining popularity involves adding […]

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  • ‘Biowealth’ – a leap forward for biodiversity appreciation

    Corey Bradshaw proposes this idea called ‘biowealth’ that I came across while exploring his excellent blog conservation bytes. Here is an excerpt from his blog with the link to find out more… Let’s face it, ‘biodiversity’ is a slippery and abstract concept for most people. Hell, even most ecologists have a hard time describing what […]

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  • RipRap Edition 37: Rivers of Carbon – Rivers of Life

    I promise you this edition of RipRap is worth the wait, it has taken me some time to pull it together but the quality of the articles are excellent, and for anyone working in riparian restoration and community engagement, this edition is for you. We feature projects from across Australia that are focusing on gaining […]

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  • New stories to share about ‘rivers of carbon – rivers of life’

    A storyteller, like a travel agent, can gather us up from wherever we are and put us down in another setting (John Leggett) We are delighted to share with you four new stories about some of the fabulous farmers we are working with through our Rivers of Carbon project. Below are the links the the […]

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  • Further research confirming the value of riparian vegetation…. this time for woodland birds

    Rainbow Beeeater Branch

    New research has found that riparian sites support a greater richness of woodland-dependent species, a group of conservation concern, than non-riparian sites.  Species richness and the composition of assemblages also differed between the sites. Read the full article here.

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  • Rivers of Carbon a feature project for the Biodiversity Fund

    We are delighted that Rivers of Carbon has been chosen to be a feature project for the fabulous Biodiversity Fund.  This means that each year our project will have a video story, photographs and articles about progress, featured in the Biodiversity Fund communications and engagement approach. Our film from late last year is now available […]

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  • Great start to Rivers of Carbon

    As we put in our Progress Report on our first nine months, we are feeling excited about the six landholders who have worked with us to complete the application, assessment and agreement process.  We have another eight in the ‘pipeline’, and a waiting list which is a brilliant result. We will feature more details about […]

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