Effectiveness of management
Management statusNew technologies, solutions and innovationsAssessing the effectiveness of biodiversity managementManagement initiatives and investmentsManagement capacityManagement...
State and trends
Coastal and marine species and ecosystemsFreshwater species and ecosystemsTerrestrial plant and animal species: Threatened species listsTerrestrial ecosystems and communitiesGenetic and species...
At a glanceUnderstanding of the state and trends of the vast majority of individual species in Australia is limited. The lack of effective monitoring data for understanding state and trends, even for threatened species, is highlighted by every jurisdiction and all previous state of the...
This report describes the current pressures on biodiversity, and the state and trends of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems and organisms in 2016. We describe how biodiversity is managed...
In this report, we describe pressures facing biodiversity in general. However, pressures facing aquatic ecosystems are described in detail in the Coasts (coastal and estuarine ecosystems),...
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