Cool fact…
The nutrients in seal and seabird urine and faeces have an effect on the vegetation. To ensure that humans do not add to this natural 'fertilisation', all visitors are required to remove wastes or dispose of them in a controlled manner.

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Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve Management Plan

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This page was last modified on 28 February 2005.