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Note: Not all key ecological features are shown here because some have yet to be mapped in detail.
Source: National Environmental Science Programme Marine Biodiversity Hub
Figure MAR41 Key ecological features...
Great Barrier Reef
This report identifies the key pressures affecting the marine environment as a result of the social and economic drivers associated with population growth, energy production and...
At a glanceThe contribution of the marine environment to the economy is projected to continue to grow 3 times faster than Australia’s gross domestic product in the next decade. It is in Australia’s interest that our ocean ecosystems continue to bring economic, cultural and social benefits...
Australia State of the Environment 2016 has been prepared by independent experts using the best available information to support assessments of environmental condition, pressures, management effectiveness, resilience, risks and outlook.
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