Animals - Plants - Ecosystems

Biodiversity refers to all life forms – plants, animals and ecosystems, and in Australia we have one of the most diverse countries on the planet as a result of millions of years of evolutionary history.

The Corangamite CMA’s biodiversity program implements projects to protect the region’s plants, animals and ecosystems, many of which are highly vulnerable.


The three levels of biodiversity:

  • Genetic diversity refers to the variety of genetic information contained in all of the individual plants, animals and microorganisms. Genetic diversity occurs within and between populations of species as well as between species.
  • Species diversity refers to the variety of living species.
  • Ecosystem diversity relates to the variety of habitats, biotic communities, and ecological processes.

 

Strategies 

The following strategies guide the biodiversity programs for the region:

The Corangamite Native Vegetation Plan

The Corangamite Wetland Strategy

The Corangamite Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Strategy

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