Effectiveness of management
Managing the environment increasingly requires an understanding of how different pressures interact, and how management frameworks interact across different jurisdictions and sectors. It also requires sufficient...
At a glanceThe diversity of anthropogenic pressures on marine habitats and communities by different industries and sectors is a challenge for managers. Some pressures are increasing, others have declined following implementation of management frameworks, and new pressures and new sectors are...
Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Commonwealth marine reserve
East Australian Current
exclusive economic zone
El Niño–Southern Oscillation
Environmental Protection and Biodiversity...
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