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Fake flooding impacts considered

Artificial flooding may be a water-efficient way to irrigate dry landscapes but scientists warn it is not a solution for all problems and the ecological impact needs more thorough monitoring.

dateJul 21, 2014 in Environment
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World's rivers running on empty, paper finds

(Phys.org)—Four of the world's great rivers, including the Murray Darling, are all suffering from drastically reduced flows as a direct result of water extraction, according to new ANU research.

dateNov 26, 2012 in Environment
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A genetic lift puts perch back in the swim

Four species of freshwater native fish brought to the brink of extinction by drought are being re-released into the lower Murray wetlands, and thanks to Flinders University research, they have an improved chance of survival.

dateNov 08, 2011 in Ecology
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