Salinity is one of Australia’s biggest environmental problems. A build-up of salt in the soil, waterways and ground water is damaging Australia's landscape making it difficult for vegetation to survive and grow. How does salinity occur, and what can be done to stop it advancing further? Salinity explores the problem of too much salt in Australia’s natural landscape, as well as explaining the steps that need to be taken to combat salinity. Features of this book include: • Informative and comprehensive text with photographs • An overview of different types of pollution and what is being done • Labelled diagrams relevant to the text • Fact boxes to highlight interesting information • A resource list for further information • A glossary and an index
Australia is currently facing several significant environmental issues. The Australia's Environmental Issues series provides an overview of environmental issues affecting Australians and our environment. Each title in the series outlines the cause of the issue and focuses on solutions.