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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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Features

Now open 2017 Science for Management Awards

Doctorate and masters students in the physical, biological and social science fields throughout Australia can apply for our 2017 Science for Management Awards.


Current conditions on the Reef

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Field Management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

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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.


Coral bleaching

Latest updates about coral bleaching.


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