Freshwater policy statement released

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The Society for Conservation Biology in Oceania has released its first Conservation Science Statement, focusing on the plight of freshwater biodiversity in New Zealand. The report, prepared by conservation biologists in New Zealand, provides a background to our current understanding of the science for freshwater ecosystems in New Zealand and then goes on make recommendations on how to protect these declining systems for future generations.

You can view and download the policy statement here.

The statement has already received media attention, featuring on the NZ Herald website.


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The first policy statement released by SCB Oceania

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