The biograze project is concerned with managing the interactions between grazing and biodiversity. The rangelands — the dry pastoral lands — make up about 60% of Australia and are home to many animals and plants. Many of
these are not adversely affected by pastoral land use. Pastoralists know that there are grass and shrub species that change in abundance under different grazing pressures – some plants are decreasers under grazing, while others are
increasers. We now know that this pattern applies to most types of plants and animals. Furthermore, some decreasers are so sensitive that they occur only where there is negligible grazing pressure.

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