Rivers reborn

Cribb, Julian
April 2006
Ecos;Apr/May2006, Issue 130, p16
Blog Entry
The article reports on the environmental restoration and protection measures undertaken for Australia's River Recovery program on nine rivers, with the participation of the community as the key to its success. This program emphasizes on the quality of water for the future as well as a test of Australians' national character. It indicates a possible investment for the big companies in which they will be able to build on their achievements. It has been stressed too that this river restoration is about renewing the environment of Australia that promises an economic return for it is considered to be its most vital infrastructure project. One sign for its success is the direct seeding of Greening Australia in Boorowa River, New South Wales to heal its large erosion gully and its salt scald.


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