What is the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Act?

What is the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Act?

Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 It is the key piece of Victorian legislation for the conservation of threatened species and communities and for the management of potentially threatening processes. The FFG Act places importance on prevention to ensure that more species do not become threatened in the future.

What means flora and fauna?

Flora and fauna refer to plants and animals in the broadest sense of the words, encompassing pretty much all life on Earth.

What is an example of fauna?

Soil mesofauna
Fauna/Representative species

What is Wildlife Act 1975?

What is the Wildlife Act 1975? The Wildlife Act sets the rules around how we protect, conserve, sustainably manage and use wildlife in Victoria.

How many species are threatened in Australia?

1,700 species
Australia’s biodiversity is currently in decline; in Australia, more than 1,700 species and ecological communities are known to be threatened and at risk of extinction.

What is called flora?

The word “flora” refers to the plants occurring within a given region as well as to the publication of scientific descriptions of those plants. Floras often also include devices called “keys” that enable the user to identify an unknown plant. Botanists have been writing Floras since the early 1600s.

What are some examples of flora?

Flora: flora means the plants naturally occurring in a particular area. Some examples of flora include- grasslands, forests, flowering and non-flowering plants and trees. Fauna: fauna means the animals naturally living in that area. Few examples of fauna include- birds, animals, fish, insects, etc.

What is endemic species example?

Endemic species are those that are found in just one region and nowhere else in the world. For example, kangaroos are originally endemic to Australia and are found nowhere else in the world.

Which is known as flora?

Flora is all the plant life present in a particular region or time, generally the naturally occurring (indigenous) native plants. The corresponding term for animal life is fauna. Sometimes bacteria and fungi are also referred to as flora, as in the terms gut flora or skin flora.

What is the purpose of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986?

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations (POCTA Regulations) protect the welfare of animals in Victoria by supporting requirements set under Victoria’s primary piece of animal welfare legislation – the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 (POCTA Act).

In which schedule of wildlife Protection Act endangered plants are included?

Species listed in Schedule III and Schedule IV are also protected, but the penalties are much lower….Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
Citation Act No. 53 of 1972
Enacted by Parliament of India
Enacted 9 September 1972
Status: In force