Biodiversity conservation and carbon sequestration – if the price is right

Two recent papers from the lab highlight the carbon price point needed to help combat climate change through carbon sequestration and at the same time restore Australia’s most endangered vegetation types.

See today’s article in The Conversation

Evans, M.C., Carwardine, J., Fensham, R.J., Butler, D.W., Wilson, K.A., Possingham, H.P., Martin, T.G., 2015. Carbon farming via assisted natural regeneration as a cost-effective mechanism for restoring biodiversity in agricultural landscapes. Environmental Science & Policy 50, 114-129. PDF

Carwardine, J., Polglase, P., Reeson, A., Hawkins, C., Watts, M., Possingham, H.P., Martin, T.G., 2015. Spatial priorities for restoring biodiverse carbon forests. BioScience doi: 10.1093/biosci/biv008. PDF

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