National Reserve System


National Reserve System

a network of land areas of Australia under environmental protection, developed by the collaboration of the Australian federal, state and territory governments since 1992 when Australia signed the convention on biological diversity adopted at the Rio Earth Summit; the National Reserve System Cooperation Program forms the key component of Australian governmental strategy for the protection of terrestrial biodiversity. Abbrev.: NRS

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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