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Victoria’s marine environments are amongst the most diverse and spectacular in the world. Marine areas have been the last type of ecosystem to become protected in Victoria. Marine national parks and sanctuaries were established in 2002 and protect an example of each of the major type of marine ecosystem in Victoria.

A useful way to distinguish and manage the marine ecosystem is by marine habitats and the animals and plants typical of these areas. A marine habitat is a place where species are found together.

Find out more about marine habitats.

 

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Hope for ‘Aussie battler’ as critically endangered birds found

14 Jun 2016

There is renewed hope that one of Australia’s most critically endangered birds, the Plains-wanderer, may be bouncing back after a number of difficult years. During a recent survey by volunteers and Parks Victoria conservation research staff, seven birds were observed in Terrick Terrick National Park, north of Bendigo in Victoria.…

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