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Many different types of organisations and people look after wetlands, from the Australian Government to individual landowners. There are specific roles and responsibilities outlined in the Ramsar Convention, as well as national and state...
About the note About one quarter of the world's tropical land mass is classified as wet-dry. The wet-dry tropics are characterised by two broad seasons-a cool/warm dry season and a warm, humid wet season. The climate is strongly seasonal and...
Their future is in our hands WHILE MOST AUSTRALIANS know something about wetlands and what they look like, many of us are unaware of their immense value to our environment and our lifestyle. Even more importantly, most of us may not know that...
About the report This report aims to: Identify the correct spatial coordinate reference system which should be used by staff at a local scale (in either Kakadu or Darwin), at a regional scale (northern Australia) and on an international...
About this fact sheet Several whale species are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species as ‘vulnerable’, ‘endangered’ or ‘critically endangered’. These include the sei, blue, fin, sperm,...
About the identification sheet The Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) is listed as a CITES protected species. This document will help you identify this species. See also Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) identification...
Department of the Environment and Heritage, May 2005 ISBN 0 6425 5082 4 Next Contents Download the recovery plan as a PDF file Abbreviations Biology Population Distribution and migration Legal status Threats References Appendix 1 Appendix 2...
Contents Background Objective (270(2)(a)) Threats (270(2)(ca)) Populations under Particular Pressure of Survival and Protective Measures (270(2)(e)) Actions to Achieve the Objective/s (270(2)(c)) Management Practices (EPBC Reg. 7...
Booderee National Park provides fabulous opportunities for terrestrial based whale watching. The best location is at the Historic Ruined Lighthouse at the end of Stoney Creek Road. Humpback and southern right whales begin their northerly...
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the natural wonders of the world. This massive reef system is loved by Australians and visited by people from across the globe. It is the backyard for more than one million people living in the reef region,...

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