About the outcomes
Outcomes 2020 showcases NESP research and partnerships. It highlights some of the key outcomes achieved by the program across the 5 years to 2020.
- developing Indigenous partnerships
- investigating emerging priorities
- supporting climate resilience
- providing on-farm information
- tackling feral pests
- protecting important ecosystems.
The State and territory showcase highlights how NESP research is supporting the development of policy in each Australian state and territory. These exciting projects show how NESP research is informing land and sea country management across a range of management areas, including the World Heritage management, land and sea country management and protection of our coastal reefs and marine biodiversity.
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Scientists from the National Environmental Science Program are working with World Heritage property managers to understand climate risks and develop science-based adaptation plans for some of the world’s most special places. At Shark Bay World Heritage Area, scientists and traditional owners are working together to assist the recovery of seagrasses from marine heatwaves. In the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area new science is guiding planned burns to help protect against bushfires, and on the World Heritage-listed Macquarie Island, new data about the eradication of feral cats, rats, mice and rabbits is helping protect and recover threatened species.