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About this paper A marine protected area (MPA) is an area of sea especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biodiversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means. ...
About this document This document was prepared for discussion as a component of the Vth IUCN World Parks Congress - Marine Theme held in Durban, South Africa, in September 2003. The document discusses issues such as: why do we need Marine...
Summary The biology and ecology of the freshwater mussel, Velesunio angasi, were investigated from March 1980 to May 1981, in waterbodies of theMagela Creek - a seasonally flowing stream of tropical northern Australia. Features of the biology...
About the note The Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist (eriss) undertakes research on environmental issues related to uranium mining and wetland management. It is located at Jabiru in Kakadu National Park in...
Separate sections Preliminary pages & chapter 1 (PDF - 536 KB) Chapters 2-3 (PDF - 669 KB) Chapters 4-6 (PDF - 2930 KB) References and appendices (PDF - 293 KB) Abstract A large amount of information has been collected in...
The Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014, which gives legislative effect to the Emissions Reduction Fund, passed the Senate with amendments on 31 October 2014. The Emissions Reduction Fund is the centrepiece of the Government’s plan to...
The ‘positive list' has been used to date to register abatement activities that are eligible to earn carbon credits under the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI). The Australian Government is considering abolishing the list in designing the...
About the report Ranger Retention Pond 1 (RP1) was excavated as part of mine construction in 1980. Its primary purpose is as a sediment trap, to prevent erosion products from mine rock used in tailings dam construction, and other purposes,...
Executive summary The compositions of waters in Magela Creek upstream and downstream of Ranger uranium mine were reviewed. The water quality parameters examined were pH, electrical conductivity (EC) and turbidity, and dissolved calcium,...

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