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View Resource National Framework For The Management And Monitoring Of Australia's Native Vegetation

The Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council has released this report proposing a national framework for managing and monitoring Australia's native vegetation. Over the past 200 years, Australia's native vegetation has been in long-term decline. The report, available as a .pdf document, provides a forum "where the governments of Australia can discuss and develop nationally...

http://www.environment.gov.au/land/publications/australias-n...
View Resource Environment Australia

The Department of Environment and Heritage Web site, Environment Australia, gives an overview of environmental concerns of the country. Topics covered include the atmosphere, biodiversity, coasts and oceans, inland waters, land management, meteorology, and more. The site gives an interesting look into the unique problems and concerns that Australia is faced with and what its governmental agencies...

http://www.environment.gov.au/
View Resource Fabulous Facts about Australia: Australia's Distinctive Landscape

Presented by Geoscience Australia, the national agency for geoscience research and geospatial information, this Web site is called the Fabulous Facts about Australia: Australia's Distinctive Landscape Web site. The Dimensions link on the page describes the continents coastline length; oceans and seas; continental physical extremes; the area of Australia, its states, and territories; climatic...

http://www.downunder.dk/downunder/facts/facts1.shtml