What benefits do healthy ecosystems provide us for life?
Actions that maintain natural systems and
biodiversity are preferred over remediation as they return far more
benefits per dollar invested. Our analyses suggest that it costs
between 10 and 100 times more to repair a damaged natural system
than it does to maintain it.
- Extract from an independent working group's
report prepared for the Prime Minister’s Science,
and Innovation Council in May 2002.
In the interactive learning module, students complete Savanna
Offline students explore valuing biodiversity statements and
Refer to original mind/map definition on biodiversity of
Australia's Tropical Savannas. What do you need to add/change now?
For example, students/groups share map/definition and how you see
the future for tropical savanna biodiversity?
See culminating task in Assessment.
Groups conduct their investigations and present their findings.
Recommendations are carefully considered and the best course of
action decided on.
Community Groups consulted and action plan developed and
presented/exhibited inviting comments from the
Plan is implemented and evaluated.