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Australian scientists lay path to global restoration

Mick in grasslandFor immediate release - 22 april 2013. Based on Australian environmental experience, scientists have proposed a practical way to tackle the urgent need to restore huge areas of badly‐degraded forest and grassland worldwide.
In the latest issue of the journal Decision Point, Professor Richard Hobbs of the National Environmental Research Program's Environmental Decisions Hub and University of Western Australia (UWA), says that large‐scale environmental restoration – like that set as a goal by the recent Earth Summit – often faces high costs and major setbacks.