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Uncertainty, precaution, and listing in Australia : a key to the anteroom

Dwyer, Angela Margaret

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The Precautionary Principle (or 'the Principle') has been controversial and subject to debate over terminology, definition, and means of implementation and, even when articulated in legislation, it is frequently not used in the discretionary decision-making process. This thesis proposes that the Principle has a role to play in the conservation of threatened species and ecological communities in Australia. In Australia, the protection of threatened species and ecological communities has...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009-10
Type: Thesis (SJD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109336

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