Tag: Monitoring

State of Australian Cities 2014–2015

State of Australian Cities 2014–2015

Since 2010, the State of Australian Cities reports have examined the progress being made in our major cities. The State of Australian Cities 2014–2015 once again looks at the drivers behind some of the public policy issues facing the country

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2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report

2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report

The State of Australia’s Birds Report series tracks trends in bird populations and their health. The 2015 State of Australia’s Birds Report marks the beginning of a new era, with the introduction of the ground breaking Australian Bird Index. The index relies

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A toolkit for tracking the outcomes of community gardens and urban farms

Data Collection Toolkit

Community gardeners and urban farmers can use an innovative research toolkit developed in New York City to measure and track the impacts of their work (with thanks to The Nature of Cities).

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ISO 37120:2014 Sustainable development of communities – Indicators for city services and quality of life

The new ISO 37120:2014 defines and establishes methodologies for a set of indicators to steer and measure the performance of city services and quality of life. It is applicable to any city, municipality or local government that undertakes to measure

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Conservation Drones

ConservationDrones.org seeks to share knowledge of building and using low-cost unmanned aerial vehicles for conservation-related applications with conservation workers and researchers worldwide. Drone applications include vegetation and fauna monitoring and anti-poaching surveillance.

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Biodiversity and Environmental Change – Monitoring, Challenges and Direction

Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) researchers and other authors in the new book Biodiversity and Environmental Change have maintained monitoring sites, often for one or more decades, in an array of different ecosystems across the Australian continent. This book highlights

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