Content about Biodiversity
Hotspots for potentially vulnerable mammals occupy 28% of the 233,950 hectares notionally available for agriculture. Those for endangered species occupy just 0.07%.
Development of land for cropping in the Darwin area can occur away from the habitats of threatened species
In the Darwin area, less than 1% of the land suitable for soybean cropping overlaps the habitats of the two threatened animal species investigated.
The Indigenous estate contains high concentrations of threatened species, and more than 50,000 hectares of habitat for the region’s two most endemic threatened animals.
This project tested the use of government data to identify development opportunities and issues in the Darwin rural area
Opportunities for Indigenous communities and conservation in the Darwin region
How agriculture can develop in the Darwin area without interfering with the conservation of threatened species