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Making conservation 'pay': are we sending the right message?

I came across this remarkable image while researching the history of native vegetation regulation in South Australia. Prior to the Native Vegetation Act first being implemented in 1985 (which effectively ended broad scale land clearing in that State), the South Australian Government introduced the… 604 more words

Research

Will there be more money in non-farming than farming

There was lively debate on the panel session of dinner event component at our Field Day. It is well known that Mick Keogh from Australian Farm Institute… 604 more words

Food For Thought

The Australian Land Use and Management (ALUM) Classification

The Australian Land Use and Management (ALUM) classification is the standard used to support State and National level land use mapping, analysis, planning and reporting. The purpose of this blog is to raise awareness of the ALUM and provide some thoughts on changes potentially required to reflect trends in land use and management occurring in Australia as part of the new… 331 more words

The Australian Land Use and Management (ALUM) Classification

The Australian Land Use and Management (ALUM) classification is the standard used to support State and National level land use mapping, analysis, planning and reporting. The purpose of this blog is to raise awareness of the ALUM and provide some thoughts on changes potentially required to reflect trends in land use and management occurring in Australia as part of the new… 338 more words

Carbon Farming Initiative

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) is an Australian Government scheme to help farmers, forest growers and landholders earn income from reducing emissions like nitrous oxide and methane through changes to agricultural and land management practices. 766 more words

Farmers

The carbon story is heating up in the bush

Professor Ross Garnaut, released the 4th of 8 updates from his Climate Change Review Update series today, titled Transforming rural land use,  the report stated that land sector activities will be greatly affected both by climate change and its mitigation, however, science-based knowledge and flexibility of production systems will be the key to Australia’s success  as we move forward. 170 more words

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Carbon Farming Initiative

The Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency has recently announced the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) framework  .  The carbon offsets scheme will provide new economic opportunities for farmers, growers and landholders through the generation and trading of carbon credits for sale in both the domestic and international markets. 292 more words

Climate Change & Sustainability