Prestigious Australian Science Award highlights the Crown-of-thorns Starfish Control Program
The Crown-of-thorns Starfish (COTS) Control Program has been named a finalist in the country’s most prestigious science awards, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Response to Australian Institute of Marine Science Long-Term Monitoring Report
Today the Australian Institute of Marine Science released the annual update from its Long-Term Monitoring Program. It is extremely encouraging to see the headline Reef health indicator – coral cover – has continued to recover in the northern and central Reef.
Look out for those below as heavy traffic hits the ‘humpback highway’
It’s the time of year for extravagant tail-slapping displays and breathtaking breaches, as thousands of nature’s majestic giants hit the ‘humpback highway’ on their annual journey along Australia’s East coast.
Sharing priorities for Sea Country management
Mandubarra Traditional Owners have reached a new level of partnership with management agencies, holding a two-day workshop between fourteen Mandubarra Traditional Owner family members (including the TUMRA Steering Committee and Elders) and managing agencies.
Billion $ funding boost, a win for the Reef, industries and communities that rely on it
Today’s Australian Government announcement of an injection of more than $250 million into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s world-leading marine park management reflects the importance of the Reef and will keep our Reef protection programs at the cutting-edge .