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Nesting season to track health of green turtles

Published 28/11/2013

Surveys conducted during this year’s turtle nesting season are expected to show if the population of green turtles is bouncing back.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/11/2013

Townsville residents interested in the future of the Great Barrier Reef are invited to attend a community information session on November 26.

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Have your say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef

Published 12/11/2013

Whitsunday residents are encouraged to have their say on future management of the Great Barrier Reef by attending an information session in Airlie Beach.

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Reef check-up ahead of summer

Published 12/11/2013

Near average sea surface temperature predicted by the Bureau of Meteorology for the next three months is good news for the Reef.

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Follow Phillip’s excellent new adventure

Published 29/10/2013

The public will be able to follow the adventures of Phillip the green sea turtle online when he is released back into the Marine Park.

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Reef named in honour of Shark Man – Ron Taylor

Published 25/10/2013

Ron Taylor captured marine life through the lens of a camera and shared his passion with the world, he will be immortalised with a reef naming.

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Reef Guardian Councils gather to support health of the Reef

Published 24/10/2013

Local council representatives from across Queensland hear about the importance of restoring coastal habitats as a way to improve Reef health.

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Stay mellow, follow rules in the yellow

Published 02/10/2013

One line, one hook — this is the simple practice fishers should remember when they’re out fishing in a Conservation Park (Yellow) Zone.

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Enjoy the Reef this school holidays

Published 25/09/2013

Spring has sprung and while the glorious sunshine entices holidaymakers out onto the Reef, people are being urged to help look after this natural wonder.

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Cassowary Coast students up for Reef challenge

Published 18/09/2013

More than 50 students from eleven schools across the Cassowary Coast have taken up the Future Leaders Eco Challenge to help improve the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Cairns students band together for health of the Reef

Published 17/09/2013

Cairns Reef Guardian schools are taking part in the 2013 Future Leaders Eco Challenge learning how to help protect the health of the Great Barrier Reef.

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A hitchhiker’s guide to pumice

Published 30/08/2013

A floating raft of pumice created by an underwater volcanic eruption, and teeming with marine hitchhikers, has been spotted on the Reef.

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Townsville secondary students band together for Reef health

Published 28/08/2013

Students are learning new skills to help look after local ecosystems that feed into the Great Barrier Reef at the Future Leaders Eco Challenge.

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Mackay students band together for health of the Reef

Published 23/08/2013

Students from Reef Guardian Schools in Mackay are working together to help ensure the health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef.

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Future leaders band together for health of the Reef

Published 20/08/2013

Students from the Douglas region in North Queensland are learning new skills to help them look after their local ecosystems and the Reef catchment.

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