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Resort boosts solar power to protect Reef

Published 06/08/2012

Climate leader Peter Gash is harnessing solar power to slash diesel consumption and protect the Great Barrier Reef.

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Traditional Owners release rehabilitated turtle

Published 16/05/2012

Traditional Owners and Reef managers will release a rehabilitated turtle into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Ingham on Thursday.

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Plan protects historic lightstation in the Great Barrier Reef

Published 26/04/2012

 A comprehensive plan to protect the future of historic Lady Elliot Island Lightstation has been released.

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Reef HQ Aquarium links up with Malaysia

Published 24/04/2012

 Reef HQ Aquarium's Education Team is doing a live underwater link up with university students in Malaysia.

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Keeping an eye on the Reef's health

Published 16/04/2012

Workshops on how to keep an eye on the health of the Reef are being held in Cairns and Port Douglas this week.

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Zoning message working

Published 13/04/2012

The message about zoning in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park appears to be understood, with most people doing the right thing over the Easter weekend.

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Plan ahead for visiting the Great Barrier Reef over Easter

Published 03/04/2012

Easter holidays are a great time to visit one of the Great Barrier Reef's national park islands and some planning will help ensure an enjoyable trip.

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Reef recreation strategy as coast population grows

Published 29/03/2012

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has set out its approach to managing recreational activity on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Turtles return to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

Published 18/11/2011

Five green turtles will be released back into the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park today after recovering at Reef HQ.

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Reef tourism operators recognised for going the extra mile

Published 07/11/2011

A commitment to best practice tourism in the Great Barrier Reef is stronger than ever.

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Baby jellyfish mystery at Reef HQ

Published 22/09/2011

A school of baby jellyfish have arrived at Reef HQ Aquarium, but mystery surrounds their arrival.

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Great Barrier Reef open for business – tourists welcome

Published 20/07/2011

Most Great Barrier Reef tourism operators remain open for business as the majority of popular holiday locations are unaffected by flooding.

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