Agriculture worldwide faces daunting challenges, not only because of increasing population growth, changing food consumption patterns, natural resource scarcity and environmental degradation, but also as a result of the rapidly intensifying threat of climate change. Australia is likely to be one of the most exposed of the world’s developed countries to the adverse effects of climatic change, especially possible declines in agricultural production…
Fascinating but worrying to see the work reported in The Age Newspaper (“Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea” 11/01/2019 – Royce Millar) concerning the impact of rising sea levels on the iconic Great Ocean Road along the south-western Victorian coastline.
DELWP needed to provide an authoritative spatial dataset for Victoria that identified where hunting of different pest and game species could occur on public land.
There is no doubt that climate change is no longer just a threat, it is a real and present danger that is increasingly impacting the lives of many people and the natural world. The question is what are we doing about it?
The latest Four Corners investigation, Weather Alert, was compelling. The byline was While politicians question the reality of climate change, farmers and businesses act.
In partnership with DELWP, we undertook an assessment of the likely impacts of anticipated climate change on the Victorian coastline to inform the prioritisation of the Victorian Coastal Monitoring Program.
Spatial Vision and Natural Decisions were engaged by 7 of Victoria’s 10 CMAs to support NRM planning efforts in view of the likely impacts of climate change.
Frog Census App enables volunteers for the Frog Census citizen science program to easily identify and capture the location of frogs by species and report them back to Melbourne Water with just few steps.
Drawing on the success of the Waterlive app, the NSW Government foresaw a need to open up their broad information resources to a wider audience.
Safeguarding humpbacks whales against migratory interference. Shutting down illegal trash dumping through the identification of problem areas. Interactive biodiversity education tools for Victoria’s classrooms.