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The magnitude and significance of land clearance in Tasmania in the 1980s

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Kirkpatrick, JB (1991) The magnitude and significance of land clearance in Tasmania in the 1980s. Tasforests, 3. pp. 11-14. ISSN 1033-8306

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Abstract

Six thousand hectares of natural vegetation were cleared per annum in the period 1980-88, a reduction by one third of the rate between 1972 and 1980. Clearing is concentrated in plant communities with poor reservation status, with some communities being threatened with extinction by this process. Some options are raised to maintain important natural vegetation on private land.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Tasforests
Page Range: pp. 11-14
ISSN: 1033-8306
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2008 00:38
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:26
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/2754
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