27 April 2022
This ABC article on Nature-based solutions to manage flooding discusses the increasing inadequacy of 'grey infrastructure' such as dams and levees to protect urban areas from flooding. The flooding in Lismore earlier this year demonstrated the sheer magnitude of these challenges.
Restoring river and wetland ecosystems, covering more of our towns in vegetation, and keeping our catchments forested could all help reduce the impact of floods.
Nature based solutions discussed in the article