This audit examines how well the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is acquitting its responsibilities under the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 and in Protecting Victoria’s Environment—Biodiversity 2037 to better protect threatened species.
This paper investigates the New Zealand conservation system – the collection of laws, regulations, policies and institutions that are designed to conserve nature, and highlights current issues with its operation.
This report reviews the use of call-count methods for surveying and monitoring members of the family 'Rallidae' worldwide to determine whether they could form the basis for developing monitoring techniques in New Zealand.
This report provides expert advice to the World Heritage Committee on the protection and management of the Great Barrier Reef including recommendations to mitigate climate change and fishing impacts and to meet time-bound water quality targets.
In this report, the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee recommends that the Australian government support the development and use of lower-impact technologies for all offshore seismic surveying to reduce the potential impacts of seismic testing on marine animals and the marine environment.
Social-ecological systems are breaking down at local, regional, and global scales, and sustainability seems an increasingly distant aspiration. Social harmony and economic systems are connected to ecological systems and climate, in multiple complex ways, at many scales.
With collaboration between Japanese and Australian communities, progress is possible to reduce the damage caused by coal mining in Australia and coal consumption in Japan. The aim of this report is to support this collaboration.
The 2021–2031 Threatened Species Strategy is the next step in the Australian government’s approach to protecting and recovering Australia’s threatened species and threatened ecological communities.
Biodiversity, natural capital and the economy: a policy guide for finance, economic and environment ministers
This report provides the latest findings and policy guidance for G7 and other countries in four key areas: measuring and mainstreaming biodiversity; aligning budgetary and fiscal policy with biodiversity; embedding biodiversity in the financial sector; and improving biodiversity outcomes linked to international trade.