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Boost to small communities caring for coral reefs

Published 19/07/2012

Small communities from around the world will be better able to protect coral reefs after securing grants from the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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Reef Guardian school showcased to global coral reef experts

Published 18/07/2012

International coral reef managers are set to take a first-hand look at how Reef Guardian schools are protecting their local environments. 

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Far North Queensland Traditional Owners receive Sea Country grants

Published 09/07/2012

Traditional Owner groups from Cairns to Cape York will receive training in sea country management through Sea Country Partnerships Grants Program.

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Mackay region Traditional Owners receive Sea Country grants

Published 06/07/2012

Traditional Owner groups in the Mackay region will develop a sea country management plan through the Sea Country Partnerships Grants Program.

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North Queensland Traditional Owners receive Sea Country grants

Published 06/07/2012

North Queensland Traditional Owner groups will rehabilitate wetlands and hold a knowledge forum through the Sea Country Partnerships Grants Program.

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Winners of Sea Country photo competition announced

Published 03/07/2012

A photograph of four Indigenous boys in a mangrove-lined creek has won the major prize in a photographic competition.

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Reef Guardians connect coral and catchment

Published 21/06/2012

The links between our coastal communities and the Great Barrier Reef are the focus of this year's educational resources for Reef Guardian Schools.

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No anchoring areas protect Keppel reefs

Published 21/06/2012

Community-initiated no anchoring areas are helping to protect reefs around the Keppel Islands in the southern Great Barrier Reef.

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Strong support for marine reserves in Australia

Published 15/06/2012

Welcoming Environment Minister Tony Burke's announcement of Australia's network of marine reserves.

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Reef Guardians reduce waste reaching the Reef

Published 14/06/2012

Students from Machans Beach State School are helping to protect the Great Barrier Reef through a drain stencilling project.

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Initiative saves turtles from toppling to their deaths

Published 30/05/2012

Around 50 green turtles have been saved at remote Raine Island.

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Reef Guardian Grazier showcases Reef stewardship

Published 28/05/2012

Fitroy River graziers are showing how the benefits of improved land management practices are flowing to the Great Barrier Reef.

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New schools pledge support for the Great Barrier Reef

Published 25/05/2012

St Lawrence State School is among 11 new schools supporting the Great Barrier Reef by signing up for the Reef Guardian Schools program.

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Reef Guardians make their mark on Biodiversity Day

Published 22/05/2012

Students from Southern Cross Catholic School will mark the International Day for Biodiversity by undertaking environmental projects.

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Workshop helps Traditional Owners protect sea country

Published 18/05/2012

An upcoming workshop will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples spot illegal activities in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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