Soil & Land

‘Uncontested lands’ could help Australia meet its Sustainable Development Goals

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Conservation and agriculture often clash over contested spaces and yet there are many ‘uncontested lands’, where low modern agricultural productivity and degradation make them potentially easier acquisitions that can be restored for long-term conservation benefits.

A new proposal from University of Queensland scientists suggests that these spaces could help the world reach sustainable development goals for conservation whilst protecting food security.

Source: The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia