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OECD Environmental Performance Reviews Australia: (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9264039600)

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OECD's periodic review of Australia's environmental policies and programmes. This edition reviews progress since the last review in 1998 and in relation to the 2001 OECD Environmental Strategy.  It systematically examines environmental management (water, air, nature), sustainable development (environment‐economy interface, environment‐agriculture interface, environment‐social interface) and international commitments. In each area, it makes a series of recommendations.

I. Conclusions and Recommendations‐1. Environmental Management‐2. Towards Sustainable Development‐3. International Commitments and Co‐operationPART I. ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT2. Water Management‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Reforming the Water Management Framework‐2. Restoring the Murray‐Darling Basin System‐3. Making Better Use of Water Resources‐4. Water Quality‐5. Economics and Financing3. Nature and Biodiversity Management‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Nature Management Framework‐2. Current Status and Threats‐3. Progress in Protecting Areas‐4. Progress in Protecting Species‐5. Encouraging Biodiversity on Private Land‐6. Economic Aspects of Biodiversity Conservation‐7. International Commitments4. Air Quality Management‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Objectives on Institutional Framework‐2. Performance‐3. Air Management‐4. Integration of Air Management into Transport Policies‐5. Integration of Air Management into Energy PoliciesPART II. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT5. Environment‐Economy Interface‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Progress towards Sustainable Development‐2. Implementing Environmental Policies6. Agriculture and Environment‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Agricultural Policy Objectives Related to the Environment‐2. Management Impacts on Land and Soil Quality‐3. Management of Impacts on Water‐4. Management of Impacts on Biodiversity‐5. Agriculture and Climate Change7. Environmental‐Social Interface‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Management Framework and Policy Objectives‐2. Environemental Democracy‐3. Environmental Awareness and Education‐4. Environment and Health‐5. Environment and EmploymentPART III. INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENTS8. International Commitments and Co‐operation‐Recommendations‐Conclusions‐1. Climate Protection‐2. Ozone‐Depleting Substances‐3. International Trade and the Environment‐4. The Marine Environment‐5. Development and the EnvironmentReferences‐I.A. Selected Environmental Data‐I.B. Selected Economic Data‐I.C. Selected Social Data‐II.A. Selected Multilateral Agreements (worldwide)‐II.B. Selected Multilateral Agreements (regional)‐III. Abbreviations‐IV. Physical Context‐V. Selected Environmental Websites
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Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2008-03-01

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