Monitoring for Marine Pests in the Gippsland Lakes

This project investigates thresholds at which invasive species can be managed (eradication control), provide strategies for management of these species, providing early detection as to what species may cause potential impacts to the ecology of the Gippsland Lakes (range expansion).

Project timeline: 2018 - 2020

Key contributors: Nathan Bott

Find out more: Marine pest monitoring of the Gippsland Lakes

This project addresses the following Sustainable Development Goals and Targets:

14.2 By 2020, sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems to avoid significant adverse impacts, including by strengthening their resilience, and take action for their restoration in order to achieve healthy and productive oceans

15.8 By 2020, introduce measures to prevent the introduction and significantly reduce the impact of invasive alien species on land and water ecosystems and control or eradicate the priority species

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For more information or to discuss partnership and collaboration opportunities, email us at SDGs@rmit.edu.au.

For more information about RMIT’s sustainability commitments and activities visit www.rmit.edu.au/sustainability

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Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.