Snakes on the Brain. Essay 6. Riches from the Dust: How Australia’s Depleted Soils Promote Diverse Reptile Communities
“Australia is, perhaps surprisingly with our outdoorsy reputation, a difficult landscape for agriculture. . . Though our national anthem sings the praises of Australia’s “golden soils”, in reality our soils and oceans are among the most nutrient poor and unproductive in the world. . .”
In this essay we discuss how Australia’s age as a landmass and ephemeral ecosystems influence not only our agricultural output but our unique wildlife. Now free to read online at our blog, Snakes on the Brain, or click the link below. Enjoy! 🙂
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