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The subspecies is restricted to 4Â€ha on Windarling Range where it is being impacted by mining of iron ore. Source: Andrew Brown/DEC. 17Â€ million by 2100. In the absence of any national population policy that is an unlikely scenario, so we may assume that the human population of Australia will continue to increase. Increases will be accompanied by increased demand for food and other resources from the land. 5 Human population growth as a driver of biodiversity loss. (David Lindenmayer) Australia is a large country with relatively few people.
Redistributing scarce water resources, primarily for cropping and other agricultural enterprises, has had significant impacts on biodiversity. The most dramatic example is the massive diversion of water in the Murray–Darling Basin. Similar impacts on biodiversity occur in river basins throughout Australia. Urban settlements require significant sources of fresh water, necessitating the construction of dams, diversion of water bodies, extraction of groundwater for human consumption, watering of gardens and recreation.
In some instances, of course, ‘new’ ecosystems of conservation value can be established in place of the original types; in others, such as newly established salt pans, changes may be irreversible. Introduction of new species The introduction of new species to the continent has been a major driver of change to Australian biodiversity. 4), but several other species are also having significant impact on biodiversity, for example, camels, feral cattle, donkeys, goats, cane toads, some species of invertebrate animals such as ants, and pathogens such as Phytophthora and the chytrid fungus.
Australia's biodiversity and climate change by W L Steffen; CSIRO (Australia); et al