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Biodiversity Knowledge Projects

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Science to support biodiversity conservation and natural resource management

We are collaborating with the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy on projects that will improve the knowledge-base and long-term research infrastructure to support biodiversity conservation and natural resource management (NRM).

These projects aim to:

  • increase the capacity to monitor, evaluate and report on NRM effectiveness and environmental health, including through State of the Environment reporting and national environmental accounting
  • synthesise and optimise the use of environmental science and knowledge
  • increase opportunities for the science and NRM communities to collaborate in science and knowledge development
  • support strategic prioritisation for NRM and management of Australia‚Äôs national system of protected areas
  • support conservation planning in the context of a changing climate.