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Farmers push for better land management

Farmers push for better land management | Australian Geographical issues | Scoop.it
Farmers are backing Australia's push to use better agricultural land management as a way to reduce carbon emissions.
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Farmers are supporting the Governments decsion to use better agricultural land, in order to reduce carbon emissions and green house gases.

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Green light for urban sprawl

Green light for urban sprawl | Australian Geographical issues | Scoop.it
THE rate of development in established areas of Sydney would be cut in favour of development at the city fringe under a Coalition government, in a retreat from more than a decade of planning policy that has focused on increasing density to address...
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There is further development in Western Sydney to uphold the growing population.

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Coastal erosion battle escalates

Coastal erosion battle escalates | Australian Geographical issues | Scoop.it
THE battle to save some of the state's most spectacular beachfront properties from severe erosion is set to escalate after lawyers for more Byron Bay residents sent letters to the local council demanding they be allowed to protect their properties.
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The council and residents of Byron Bay are struggling to cope with coastal erosion, affecting their properties and local community.

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Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times

Air quality in Sydney breaches safe levels 19 times | Australian Geographical issues | Scoop.it
Sydneysiders endured 37 days of high air pollution last year, with air quality breaching national standards on 19 days, says the NSW opposition.
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This is terible news! It is a disgusting thought to think that Sydney has the dirtiest air in Australua. We definitely need to come up with strategies to improve our Air and to live in a heathier environment

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