Landcare in Australia

Journey to Australia

12 – 20 February 2010

Subject of the trip: Land-use strategies
to combat climate change and weather extremes

How are farmers, forest rangers and conservationists in Australia dealing with ever more extreme weather events? How are they trying to promote carbon storage in soils? What are they doing to preserve moisture? What can be done to protect the habitats of indigenous plants and wildlife? How can the erosion of fertile soil by water and wind be avoided? In summary, what is being done to ensure sustainable land use and prevent climate change in Australia?

Here you will find the full report of Josef Göppel