News - Climate

Wheatbelt floods
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Climate

We probably don't need to tell you that it's been a wet couple of weeks here in the Wheatbelt!

 

If you've been adversely affected by the floodwaters there is help available to assist landholders recover from a natural disasters and to help individuals, families and communities to get back on their feet.

 

What's the story with Summer Rain?
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Climate

If someone asked you if it’s normal to get summer rain in the Wheatbelt, how would you respond?

 

Innovative tools for mapping and modelling species distributions
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Climate

A recent workshop held at the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth for academics and industry experts revealed an amazing new resource for simplifying the process of biodiversity-climate change modelling.

 

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Climate

A drop in crop yields and the extinction of the Western Mouse by 2070 are just two of the predicted impacts of climate change in the Wheatbelt.

 

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Climate change is likely to be a major contributor to biodiversity loss in the Wheatbelt. Species that have specialised requirements or a restricted habitat are most vulnerable to extinction.

 

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On the heels of a pretty bad frost season in terms of crop damage for parts our region, it appears the predicted rising temperatures of spring may also pose a challenge for farmers; in the same growing season.