Reef in Brief e-newsletter

Reef in Brief is the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority's regular e-newsletter, to keep you updated on the latest news and information concerning the Great Barrier Reef.

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2016

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  • Issue 52 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 29 April 2016
  • Issue 51 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 22 April 2016
  • Issue 50 - Celebrating Heritage Week
  • Issue 49 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 15 April 2016
  • Issue 48 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 8 April 2016
  • Issue 47 - Special edition - Coral bleaching update 4 April 2016
  • Issue 46 - Coral mortality rises in the far north
  • Issue 45 - New vessel boosts Reef patrols
  • Issue 44 - Happy New Year

2015

  • Issue 43 - Season's greetings
  • Issue 42 - Turtle nesting, marine archaeology, pink manta ray
  • Issue 41 - Great Barrier Reef Clean-up success
  • Issue 40 - Celebrate the Reef!
  • Issue 39 - Tackling illegal fishing 
  • Issue 38 - Reef monitoring, reporting and rare sighting
  • Issue 37 - Happy World Environment Day
  • Issue 36 - Celebrating 40 years
  • Issue 35 - Green zones boost coral trout numbers 
  • Issue 34 - Reef surveys, new Reef Guardian, fish tagging boost and more...
  • Issue 33 - TV series to showcase life on the Reef
  • Issue 32 - Turtle time on the Reef

2014

  • Issue 31 - Season's greetings from GBRMPA
  • Issue 30 - Reef on show at World Parks Congress
  • Issue 29 - Reef 2050 open for consultation
  • Issue 28 - Major reports strengthen Reef management
  • Issue 27 - Celebrating 10 years since the revised Marine Park zoning Plan began
  • Issue 26 - Great Barrier Reef Report Card released
  • Issue 25 - Crown-of-thorns control milestone reached
  • Issue 24 - Heritage in focus
  • Issue 23 - Keeping an eye on the Reef
  • Issue 22 - Permit approved for Abbot Point
  • Issue 21 - Have your say on Great Barrier Reef and coastal zone management

2013

  • Issue 20 - Season's greetings from GBRMPA
  • Issue 19 - Honouring a Reef pioneer, Ron Taylor remembered
  • Issue 18 - Public consultation open on Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment
  • Issue 17 - Reef management on the world stage at ICRI General Meeting in Belize
  • Issue 16 - New Minister announced
  • Issue 15 - Further crown-of-thorns starfish control measure funding announced
  • Issue 14 - New member of the GBRMPA board appointed
  • Issue 13 - Biodiversity Conservation Strategy finalised
  • Issue 12 - Encouraging progress in improving water quality to the Reef
  • Issue 11 - Control program culls more than 60,000 crown-of-thorns starfish
  • Issue 10 - State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area
  • Issue 9 - Watch out turtles about!
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2012

  • Issue 8 - Action to protect the Reef from climate change
  • Issue 7 - GBRMPA Chairman reappointed for a second five-year term
  • Issue 6 - AIMS research shows decline in coral cover 
  • Issue 5 - Have your say on our biodiversity protection plan
  • Issue 4 - Experts from over 20 countries join forces for Reef protection
  • Issue 3 - World Heritage Committee decides status of Reef
  • Issue 2 - UNESCO releases State of Conservation Report
  • Issue 1 - Call for nominations for Local Marine Advisory Committees