Ecological Impacts

 

“Atmosphere of Hope” by Tim Flannery 2015 – Useful overview of where we need to go and why.

“Climate Council” – economic and scientific reports on climate change impacts in agriculture, cities, regions, industries and economic direction. https://www.climatecouncil.org.au/category/reports

Flying Foxes are particularly vulnerable to heat stress. Wires North Coast has produced a manual on how to care for stressed flying foxes. These animals should only if you have been specially vaccinated for the diseases they can carry.

Weeds – Weeds which were kept in check by frost are now spreading into open areas eg lantana and new weeds that were frost sensitive are moving into the area eg Devils Fig. Floods also move weed seed down stream and wildlife migrating from hash conditions bring in new weeds.

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