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The management of Kakadu originally focused on the conservation of nature and natural resources. This has now evolved to a more balanced focus on the conservation of both its natural and cultural heritage.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 157.5 x 246.4 x 30.5mm | 861.84g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 10 maps, 26photos(10 colour )
  • 0522848680
  • 9780522848687
  • 2,056,183

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"Comprehensive almost to a fault, the only thing preventing it being described as definitive is the fact that park operations and its management, particularly in regard to indigenous involvement, are still evolving." --"The Canberra Times"show more

About Lawrence David

David Lawrence is currently a project manager with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority in Townsville. From 1993 to 1995 he was a research fellow based at NARU. He has undertaken research on traditional exchange systems and material culture in Torres Strait and Papua New Guinea and has also worked on a variety of environmental management and development projects, principally in the lower Fly River region of Papua New Guinea.show more