Sustainable land management in Western Australia has been boosted by a ground-breaking initiative that has more accurately calculated the extent of salinity in the agricultural region to support new approaches to conserving natural assets and agricultural productivity.

The ‘Mapping salt-affected land in the South-West of Western Australia using satellite remote sensing’ report by the national science agency, CSIRO, and The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has confirmed 1.75 million hectares of salt-affected land across the region.

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