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Pharmacological Resources

Natural materials that are or can be used by organisms to maintain, restore or improve health (natural patterns can be copied by humans for synthetic products).



Provisioning Functions


How do pharmacological resources contribute to ecosystem service provision?

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Kangaroos is a natural prey animal of the wild Australian dog, the dingo. It is considered a 'cooling' meat, ideal for treating pets with food allergies, it is also a very unique source of animal protein. 



Table 1 below presents the relative magnitude pharmacological resources contributes to different ecosystem services (relative to other ecosystem functions) in SEQ.



What is the temporal and geographic scale pharmacological resources operate at and services are delivered?

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The map to the right shows areas where the function pharmacological resources is expected to occur across SEQ. Data sets supporting the map can be found in the Quick Index. By clicking on the link below the map it will provide a more detailed view.


How do we know if we are degrading, maintaining or improving pharmacological resources in SEQ?


Links to other publications and websites


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How do we manage this ecosystem function in SEQ?


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