Australia / Climate Change / Livestock

Survey: cattle graziers’ climate change adaptability

CSIRO is conducting a survey of Cattle graziers in Northern Australia to determine how they are adapting to climate change. (CSIRO)

“We will be asking how graziers in the Northern Territory and Queensland are currently coping with climate variability and their plans for the future,” said CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship researcher, Dr Nadine Marshall.

“We aim to learn more about their circumstances, strengths and weaknesses and then observe how they deal with climate change impacts over time.

“Ultimately, we want to establish what makes for successful adaptation and assist industry and government to develop effective plans for maximising the capacity cattle graziers have to adapt to environmental changes.”

Read more… (CSIRO)

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