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Managing freshwater, river, wetland and estuarine protected areas

Pittock, James; Finlayson, Max; Arthington, Angela; Matthews, John H.; Roux, Dirk; Biggs, Harry; Blom, Esther; Flitcroft, Rebecca; Froend, Raymond Henry; Harrison, Ian; Hermoso, Virgilio; Junk, Wolfgang; Kumar, Ritesh; Linke, Simon; Nel, Jeanne; Nunes Da Cunha, Catia; Pattnaik, Ajit; Pollard, Sharon; Rast, Walter; Thieme, Michele; Turak, Eren; Turpie, Jane; Van Niekerk, Lara; Willems, Daphne; viers, Joshua


Better practices for managing inland aquatic ecosystems in protected areas—including rivers, other brackish and freshwater ecosystems, and coastal estuaries—are the focus of this chapter. Most natural protected areas are designated as ‘terrestrial’ or ‘marine’, and the obvious question for most managers is ‘why should I worry about the (usually) small portion of my protected area that involves freshwater habitat’. In this chapter, we argue that freshwater and estuarine habitats are significant...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter


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