We must protect biodiversity to combat climate change

Native vegetation must be restored to protect Australia’s unique ecosystems from the impacts of climate change.

A review published this week in Climatic Change, found that large-scale restoration of native vegetation was the most frequently recommended action in the scientific literature to counter climate change effects on biodiversity.

“Reducing the area of native vegetation cleared is the most important action to take. But in areas that are already over-cleared, revegetation is essential, said the project’s lead researcher”

Read more at Australian National University