Second crown-of-thorns starfish control vessel sets sail

Published 11/01/2017

A second crown-of-thorns starfish control vessel hits the water on 10 January 2017 — it is part of efforts to protect Great Barrier Reef health by culling coral eating crown-of-thorns starfish over the next three years.

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Second boat to tackle crown-of-thorns starfish

Published 22/12/2016

Efforts to cull more coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish received a boost, with a second control vessel set to hit the water in January 2017.

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Funding boost for the Marine Park Authority

Published 20/12/2016

Australia’s lead management agency for the Great Barrier Reef will receive a $124 million funding boost over the next 10 years.

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