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On 21 December 2012, Piccaninnie Ponds Karst Wetlands in South Australia was designated as a Ramsar site under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat.
21
Dec
2012
The Lower Hunter strategic assessment will assess broad environmental, social and economic sustainability aspects within the local government areas of Newcastle, Maitland, Cessnock, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens.
01
Dec
2012
An enforceable undertaking was accepted on 31 October 2012 from Goodman Property Services following an incident in early 2011 where work at the company's Bungarribee Industrial Estate cleared 3.4 hectares of a critically endangered ecological community
31
Oct
2012
An enforceable undertaking was accepted on 31 October 2012 from Marloelle Pty Ltd following clearing between late 2008 and mid 2011.
31
Oct
2012
The Australian Ramsar site nomination guidelines are the 4th module of the Australian National Guidelines for Ramsar Wetlands - Implementing the Ramsar Convention in Australia.
22
Oct
2012

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