Reef Summit sets new course of action for the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/05/2017

A blueprint to respond to coral bleaching and other recent impacts on the Great Barrier Reef was the focus of this week’s two-day Reef Summit in Townsville, Australia.

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Flying home: using drones to care for country

Published 23/05/2017

A team of Indigenous rangers caring for one of the most biodiverse regions on Earth is pioneering the use of drones to monitor its health, with the assistance of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.

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Dugong calf population shows significant increase

Published 22/05/2017

The dugong population in the southern Great Barrier Reef region is in much better condition than after cyclone Yasi and the widespread flooding of 2011 new research finds.

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Corporate information

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Reef health

Our latest information on mass coral bleaching and the impact of severe tropical cyclone Debbie.

Draft environmental values and water quality objectives

The Queensland Government is seeking comments on draft environmental values and water quality objectives for Queensland waters under the Environmental Protection (Water) Policy (EPP Water).

Field Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Find out more about the joint Field Management Program’s activities achievements for 2015-16.

World Heritage Marine Sites and Our Fight for Healthy Oceans

Article by Kristin Hettermann
World Heritage Marine Sites Focus on Reducing Illegal Fishing and Scale Up Monitoring of No-Take Zones.