SoE2020: Extent and rate of change in estuarine wetlands

More than 96% of the pre-European settlement extent of estuarine wetlands in Queensland remained in 2017. Changes in the extent of estuarine wetlands in Queensland have been monitored since 2001. The highest rate of estuarine wetland loss was recorded during the 2001–2005 period (0.03%) mostly in the North East Coast drainage division.Of the 2 broad estuarine wetland types — mangroves and salt marsh/salt flats — the greatest ongoing losses have occurred in salt marsh/salt flats in the North East Coast Drainage division.

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Source https://www.stateoftheenvironment.des.qld.gov.au/2020/biodiversity/estuarine-and-marine-ecosystems/extent-rate-change-estuarine-wetlands
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