New attention on ‘environmental water’ for wetlands

As a result of reduced water availability and unsustainable demands on our environment, Australia’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and floodplains have suffered severe degradation. There is growing recognition of the need to supply ‘environmental water’ to protect and conserve these important ecosystems.

The Ecological Responses to Altered Flow Regimes Cluster aims to develop science that will optimise the benefits of this water for aquatic ecosystems.

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