|Natural Resource Management|
Natural Resource Management refers to the management of natural resources such as land, water, soil, plants and animals, with a particular focus on how management affects the quality of life for both present and future generations.
Natural resource management is congruent withthe concept of sustainable development, a scientific principle that forms a basis for sustainable global land management and environmental governance to conserve and preserve natural resources.
Natural resource management specifically focuses on a scientific and technical understanding of resources and ecology and the life-supporting capacity of those resources.
Australia’s environment, with its iconic areas such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics, the Snowy River and the Australian Alps, along with our coastal areas, forests, rivers, wetlands and unique wildlife is at the centre of our national identity and our economy.