Australian and New Zealand herbaria house over eight million plant, algae and fungi specimens. Herbarium specimens are an important resource for research on the Australasian flora and provide a permanent record of the occurrence of a species at a particular place and time. The AVH provides access to the collecting data associated with these specimens.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) was established on 1 October 2009 through the Resource Management (Simplifying and Streamlining) Amendment Bill 2009. It is a statutory office that is housed within the Ministry for the Environment, under the Secretary for the Environment.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, objective global approach for evaluating the conservation status of plant and animal species.
To access the publications and species statistics use the drop-down box under About.
State-of-the-art scientific appraisal of the condition and trends in the world’s ecosystems and the services they provide, as well as the scientific basis for action to conserve and use them sustainably.
This website provides information about native plants and their conservation in New Zealand. The Network's main focus is the nationally threatened plants and plant communities that require conservation management for their continued survival.
The official website of this society that seeks to protect and conserve the natural environment in the Waitakere Ranges as a remarkable place of high value, for its ecosystems, for the beauty of its rugged landscape, its ocean and harbour shores and for its native plant and animal life, for its own sake, for its value to people and for the generations to come