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State and trends of species populations and groups
State and trends
State and trends of marine biodiversity: Species Groups...
Within the marine environment, marine debris is sourced from both the land (rubbish flushed out to sea; see further detail on coastal pollution in the Coasts report) and marine...
Since the 1980s, the Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife and its predecessors have undertaken successful black rat and feral cat eradication programs on about 150 offshore islands, making them available for native fauna translocations. These translocations have...
A large range of additional pressures not discussed here also operate across the regions. These include other pollutants, such as marine debris; and the activities of a range of...
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