The scale of the revegetayion needed to combat land and habitat degradation can only be achieved over a long period of time. An alternative to revegitation is to abandon parts oof the farm for passive regeneration. Max Abensperg-Traun, and his colleagues from CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology, report on some outomes from such a strategy.
"Abandon the paddock : a valid method of rehabilitation?,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 37
, Article 2.
Available at: http://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol37/iss2/2