By James Glave
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Extra resources for Almost Green: How I Built an Eco-Shed, Ditched My SUV, Alienated the In-Laws, and Changed My Life Forever
People are not pottering at the edges – the actions researched, identified, agreed on and being undertaken are, by and large, the actions which will restore healthy and resilient ecosystems across the Link if undertaken effectively at a much larger scale. Our best chance may be the carbon economy. Substantial ecologically based bio- sequestration through ecological restoration is already well underway in Gondwana Link (Jonson 2010; Jonson and Freudenberger 2011), some fundamental work has been done on the carbon values of our existing woodland and mallee (Berry et al.
Plumptre A, Kujirakwinja D, Owiunji I, Buhanga E, Mbula D, and Rwetsiba A (2010). Conserving connectivity in the Greater Virunga landscape. In: Connectivity Conservation Management: A Global Guide. (Eds GL Worboys, W Francis and M Lockwood) pp. 69–76. Earthscan, London. Pulsford I, Worboys GL, and Howling G (2010). Australian Alps to Atherton Connectivity Conservation Corridor. In: Connectivity Conservation Management: A Global Guide. (Eds GL Worboys, W Francis and M Lockwood) pp. 96–105. Earthscan, London.
4). Where groups have wanted joint decisions to go through a central ‘hub’, that hub can rapidly become a bottleneck. 4 The preferred relationship between Gondwana Link Ltd (GLL) and the various groups involved in each particular section of the Link (Source: concept and drafting by Amanda Keesing). 29 30 Linking Australia’s Landscapes Major successes Ten years on, our vision has taken hold and is being steadily achieved. The involvement has broadened and now includes lead groups across most key sections of the Link, while our organisational structure has been adjusted as the program grew.