Richard J MacEwan

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Soil degradation has been associated with a lack of adequate consideration of soil ecosystem services. We demonstrate a broadly applicable method for mapping changes in the supply of two priority soil ecosystem services to support decisions about sustainable land-use configurations. We used a landscape-scale study area of 302 km(2) in northern Victoria,(More)
Agricultural pesticides are widely used and can affect freshwater organisms. We applied a spatially explicit exposure model, validated for central Europe, to estimate exposure to insecticides through runoff for streams in south-eastern Australia. The model allows the identification of streams potentially affected by insecticide runoff located in 10×10 km(More)
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EXTENDED ABSTRACT Rural landscapes serve complex and often competing demands of society. They are used by people to generate income (eg. agriculture, mining, and tourism), to provide a living space, to provide quality of life (clean water, recreation, and social activities), and to provide biodiversity. Agriculture has created a new ecology in the rural(More)
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