Ecological connectivity or Barrier Fence? Critical choices on the agricultural margins of Western Australia

Keith Bradbury, James Fitzsimons, Andrew Del Marco, Don Driscoll, Euan Ritchie, Jenny Lau, Corey Bradshaw, Richard Hobbs

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    Abstract

    Western Australia's State Barrier Fence represents a continuation of colonial era attitudes that considered kangaroos, emus and dingoes as 'vermin'. Recent plans to upgrade and extend the Barrier Fence have shown little regard for ecological impacts or statutory environmental assessment processes.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)180-190
    Number of pages11
    JournalEcological Management and Restoration
    Volume15
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

    Keywords

    • Barrier fences
    • Corridors
    • Dingo
    • Ecological connectivity
    • Emu
    • Great western woodlands

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