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Health Benefits of The Great Eastern Ranges Initiative - Australia

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 03:43PM by Registered CommenterLinda McMillan | Comments Off

One of the world’s most ambitious and visionary conservation plans — to establish a conservation corridor spanning 2,800 km of the Great Eastern Ranges — has been shown to be critical for the long term health of the nation in a major study by leading Australian researchers.

The report by Professor Brendan Mackey, Dr James Watson and Dr Graeme Worboys of ANU Enterprise, examines the scientific evidence for a continental scale, “conservation corridor” focused on the Great Eastern Ranges which runs the length of the eastern seaboard from the Australian Alps in Victoria as far north as the Atherton Tablelands in Queensland... [download full text of the Press Release]

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