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Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1998-168
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Sustainability indicators/ESD review

Ecologically sustainable development (ESD) has been accepted as the foundation for the management of natural resources in Australia since 1992, when the National Strategy for ESD was released. ESD was specifically identified as an objective of fisheries management in the 1991 Commonwealth Fisheries...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
People
PROJECT NUMBER • 1997-142
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Issues affecting the sustainability of Australia's freshwater fisheries resources and identification of research strategies

The plight of our freshwater systems necessitates urgent action. It is significant that the comments provided in 'Australia: State of the Environment' (SoEAC 1996) confirm that commonly used indicators of each of the ten key threats to sustainability show continuing deterioration. While most of the...
ORGANISATION:
University of Canberra
Communities
PROJECT NUMBER • 2017-131
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Media messages about sustainable seafood: how do media influencers affect consumer attitudes?

We have conducted a comprehensive media survey of key media texts across all major genres and platforms for the past 3 years (2015-2018) to identify: the major reported issues affecting seafood sustainability; the role of celebrity chefs and media influencers in this media coverage; and the effects...
ORGANISATION:
University of Adelaide
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 1996-257
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Effects of Trawling Subprogram: ecological sustainability of bycatch and biodiversity in prawn trawl fisheries

Prawn trawl fisheries are under increasing public and legislative pressure to manage their bycatch sustainably. Although this is now explicit in the fisheries management acts and the new Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, there is little information on which to base sound...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Hobart
Environment
PROJECT NUMBER • 2003-021
PROJECT STATUS:
COMPLETED

Effects of Trawling Subprogram: mapping bycatch & seabed benthos assemblages in the GBR region for environmental risk assessment & sustainable management of the Queensland east coast trawl fishery

The Great Barrier Reef is a unique World Heritage Area of national and international significance. As a multiple use Marine Park, activities such as fishing and tourism occur along with conservation goals. Managers need information on habitats and biodiversity distribution and risks to ensure these...
ORGANISATION:
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere
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