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Sooke News Mirror
Unlocking the secrets under local waterswhales, sea anemones, barnacles, and sea slugs. Her most bizarre encounter cam
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
whales, sea anemones, barnacles, and sea slugs. Her most bizarre encounter came during an open water guided dive on the reef in Australia late last year. She was swimming along when suddenly a manta ray swam by being chased by a tiger shark... Read more
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PhysOrg
The sound of a healthy reefTechnologies to fine-tune existing accelerometers for use in the study, then de
The sound of a healthy reef
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
Technologies to fine-tune existing accelerometers for use in the study, then deployed them at multiple sites around the reef. Over three days, he and Mooney measured sound levels at dawn and mid-morning, placing the sensors at distances... Read more
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BC Local News
Unlocking the secrets under local waterswhales, sea anemones, barnacles, and sea slugs. Her most bizarre encounter cam
Unlocking the secrets under local waters
BC Local News / Posted 16 hours ago
whales, sea anemones, barnacles, and sea slugs. Her most bizarre encounter came during an open water guided dive on the reef in Australia late last year. She was swimming along when suddenly a manta ray swam by being chased by a tiger shark... Read more
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The Maui News
Group files suit to stop seawallsthe organization said. Caprioni grew up in Olowalu and frequently dives, fishe
Group files suit to stop seawalls
The Maui News / Posted 17 hours ago
the organization said. Caprioni grew up in Olowalu and frequently dives, fishes and surfs off of the West Maui coast. "The reef offshore of the completed seawall projects is devastated," he said. "The DOT has known about this problem for years,... Read more
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Breitbart
Shock Survey: Australia's Great Barrier Reef Doing Just FineBall Dive and Spirit of Freedom surveyed 28 sites on 24 outer shelf reefs along
Shock Survey: Australia's Great Barrier Reef Doing Just Fine
Breitbart / Posted 19 hours ago
Ball Dive and Spirit of Freedom surveyed 28 sites on 24 outer shelf reefs along a 300km section of the hardest-hit part of the reef from Bathurst Head to Raine Island. Spirit of Freedom owner Chris Eade said reports of 93 per cent bleaching on the... Read more
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Daily Star
War with China looms as US ally pledges 'It will be bloody and we won't give in'nuclear-capable H-6K bomber over the disputed sea. GETTYDISPUTED: Scarborough
War with China looms as US ally pledges 'It will be bloody and we won't give in'
Daily Star / Posted 23 hours ago
nuclear-capable H-6K bomber over the disputed sea. GETTYDISPUTED: Scarborough Shoal\Panatag Shoal in the South China Sea The reef is within the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone and it was this EEZ that Mr Duterte warned China against... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seeing inside an ancient Australian Indigenous artefact non-invasivelysuggested that the chert had undergone some level of transport and/or exposure
Seeing inside an ancient Australian Indigenous artefact non-invasively
PhysOrg / Posted 23 hours ago
suggested that the chert had undergone some level of transport and/or exposure and weathering before it was embedded in the reef sometime been 41 ka and 14.5 ka. Barrow Island was connected to the mainland by a land bridge until about 7.4 ka,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The secret life of flatback sea turtles in the Top Endfound him," Dr Guinea said. "He's done about 40km in that time, going in and o
The secret life of flatback sea turtles in the Top End
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
found him," Dr Guinea said. "He's done about 40km in that time, going in and out with the tide, every low tide he goes on the reef and feeds on coral and sponges and goes back into deep water again. "Then we've got the two juvenile green turtles,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Scuba divers help control crown-thorns starfish with vinegar injectionsis stripped of all tissue, back to the bare limestone skeleton," he said. "It'
Scuba divers help control crown-thorns starfish with vinegar injections
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
is stripped of all tissue, back to the bare limestone skeleton," he said. "It's almost like a wall of them marching along the reef." Photo: The crown-of-thorns starfish is a natural predator of coral, but warming ocean temperatures and... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Citizen Enforcement Secures Stream Restoration, Reef Protection on Kaua‘iPflueger’s unauthorized construction activities at Pīla‘a had triggered a massi
Citizen Enforcement Secures Stream Restoration, Reef Protection on Kaua‘i
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
Pflueger’s unauthorized construction activities at Pīla‘a had triggered a massive mudslide in November 2001, smothering the reef and ruining a favorite spot for diving, subsistence fishing and gathering of limu, swimming and other subsistence... Read more
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Daily Journal
FISHING: Great time to take the kids fishingof Cape May Reef and boated a 9.54-pound pig, Sam Henready of Millsboro, Del.,
FISHING: Great time to take the kids fishing
Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
of Cape May Reef and boated a 9.54-pound pig, Sam Henready of Millsboro, Del., weighed in a 7.25-pound trophy also from the reef but the doormat of the summer goes to Dean Monteleone of Newfield with his whopper 13.5-pound flounder. Delaware... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Anti-litter push taps into smokers' competitive sideconscious of the fact we have to look after them," he said. "Cigarette butts f
Anti-litter push taps into smokers' competitive side
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
conscious of the fact we have to look after them," he said. "Cigarette butts float very easily on water and they go out to the reef and of course the fish, the turtles and the other animals love biting onto things like cigarette butts. "If it goes... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Don't bother going overseas': Tasmanian deep sea reef revealedrevealed in the first close-up footage of a recently mapped reef off Tasmania's
'Don't bother going overseas': Tasmanian deep sea reef revealed
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
revealed in the first close-up footage of a recently mapped reef off Tasmania's east coast. Deep sea divers have explored the reef off Bicheno in the Freycinet Commonwealth Marine Reserve, capturing footage of their close-up look at marine life... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surfsurface. In effect, the water depth increases. "So there's less drag," Kuffner
Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surf
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
surface. In effect, the water depth increases. "So there's less drag," Kuffner says. "More wave energy can propagate over the reef, so they're not performing as well as breakwaters." Then, when waves do reach the shore, their effects depend on a... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surfsurface. In effect, the water depth increases. "So there's less drag," Kuffner
Climate Change Complicates Predictions Of Damage From Big Surf
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
surface. In effect, the water depth increases. "So there's less drag," Kuffner says. "More wave energy can propagate over the reef, so they're not performing as well as breakwaters." Then, when waves do reach the shore, their effects depend on a... Read more
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Northern Star
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
long-nosed emperor a first for anglergot, and the Great Barrier Reef was his ultimate fishing spot. "Fishing there
long-nosed emperor a first for angler
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
got, and the Great Barrier Reef was his ultimate fishing spot. "Fishing there beats any island or creek," he said. "The reef gets closer and closer the further north you go and there are fewer people there so the spots are pretty well... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
7 related stories
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Queensland Times
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
7 related stories
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The Morning Bulletin
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
7 related stories
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News Mail
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
7 related stories
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Daily Examiner
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for GT on the reef
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot," he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety." "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
7 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Abalone idea proves a winner for WA companyAbalone, currently has a lease of 120 hectares but has applied to increase that
Abalone idea proves a winner for WA company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Abalone, currently has a lease of 120 hectares but has applied to increase that to 400 while also applying for a patent on the reef design and parts of the operational procedure. To prove the system is sustainable, Mr Adams has also applied for... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for giant trevally out on the reeftrevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the s
"It was a crazy fight”: Gunning for giant trevally out on the reef
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
trevally on a westin swim lure. "It was only a two-hour boat trip out to the spot,” he said. "It was just another day on the reef with plenty of fish caught and a good variety.” "I catch a lot of giant trevally but it's always nice to get one... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Not the way to do minority outreachis signaling that the alt-right, nationalist, protectionist, loutish fringe is
Not the way to do minority outreach
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
is signaling that the alt-right, nationalist, protectionist, loutish fringe is going to pilot this ship straight into the reef. Even supposing that Trump misspoke or was misunderstood about all of the above, it's perverse to imagine that... Read more
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Surfers Village
Matt Wilkinson escapes Round 2 elimination at Teahupo'oBourez found a solid tube to earn a 5.70 and counter the Hawaiian. As the time
Matt Wilkinson escapes Round 2 elimination at Teahupo'o
Surfers Village / Posted 5 days ago
Bourez found a solid tube to earn a 5.70 and counter the Hawaiian. As the time wound down, Bourez searched for a section up the reef for the 3.97 needed to advance. Bourez was not able to find the required score. Bourez will leave the event with a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
'Reaping the benefits': Fears back track could hit reefthat handed down the Land Management Act recommendations, said the decision to
'Reaping the benefits': Fears back track could hit reef
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
that handed down the Land Management Act recommendations, said the decision to scrap it would impact the health of the reef. He said reinstating the tree clearing laws contributed to UNESCOs decision to not add the Great Barrier Reef to... Read more
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The North West Star
Clearing laws fail to gain supportin the Great Barrier Reef. Loss of trees destabilises soil, causing erosion and
Clearing laws fail to gain support
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
in the Great Barrier Reef. Loss of trees destabilises soil, causing erosion and creating the fine sediment that runs on to the reef, smothering and killing coral.” Member for Burdekin Dale Last said farmers and landowners were not criminals or... Read more
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Queensland Times
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday buildersPAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
PAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the top honours at the Master Builders Mackay and Whitsunday Housing and Construction Awards last night. Noted for their form, function and value for money, Master Builders'... Read more
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News Mail
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday buildersPAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders
News Mail / Posted 5 days ago
PAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the top honours at the Master Builders Mackay and Whitsunday Housing and Construction Awards last night. Noted for their form, function and value for money, Master Builders'... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday buildersPAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
PAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the top honours at the Master Builders Mackay and Whitsunday Housing and Construction Awards last night. Noted for their form, function and value for money, Master Builders'... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday buildersPAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
PAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the top honours at the Master Builders Mackay and Whitsunday Housing and Construction Awards last night. Noted for their form, function and value for money, Master Builders'... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Land clearing damage can't be ignoredis important because when it washes the topsoil away it ends up on the GBR, cho
Land clearing damage can't be ignored
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
is important because when it washes the topsoil away it ends up on the GBR, choking fish and coral and helping to destroy the reef. Secondly, it robs us of carbon storage to assist us with the devastating results of climate change. Climate... Read more
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The Age
Brisbane artists make treasure from trashplumbing and computer parts, won $1000 for his second place. Third place – and
Brisbane artists make treasure from trash
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
plumbing and computer parts, won $1000 for his second place. Third place – and $500 – went to Holly Pepper's Thorn in the Reef, which was made of old nails, blankets and parts of a Weber barbecue. Cr Quirk said the Salvage exhibition, which... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Council wary of signs at all Lake Trail access pointssaid the trail has about 14 access points. The Public Works director said he ge
Palm Beach Council wary of signs at all Lake Trail access points
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
said the trail has about 14 access points. The Public Works director said he gets the most calls about safety concerns at the Reef Road access point. Palm Beach Walks, headed by John David Corey, has proposed adding “Lake Trail Ends” signs to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A personal, electric, driverless submarine for exploring reefsdistance while keeping the experience an exciting adventure. The idea behind th
A personal, electric, driverless submarine for exploring reefs
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
distance while keeping the experience an exciting adventure. The idea behind the Atlantide is to use it as a guided tour of the reef from a safe distance.How it works The Atlantide would be equipped with a water-based organic battery used to power... Read more
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Japan Update
Miyako Island presents beauty of nature and friendly people1873 when a German ship on the way from China to Australia ran aground off Miya
Miyako Island presents beauty of nature and friendly people
Japan Update / Posted 6 days ago
1873 when a German ship on the way from China to Australia ran aground off Miyako Island. Local people saw the ship to hit the reef and rescued the crew caring them very well. After the crew got back to Germany, the Kaiser Wilhelm II heard of the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday buildersPAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the
Top honours for Mackay and Whitsunday builders
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
PAYNTER Dixon, Coastal Edge Constructions and The Reef Properties took out the top honours at the Master Builders Mackay and Whitsunday Housing and Construction Awards last night. Noted for their form, function and value for money, Master Builders'... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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News Mail
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
News Mail / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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Northern Star
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
The Daily Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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Queensland Times
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef? WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole sur
Is this the ultimate way to learn about the Reef?
Queensland Times / Posted 6 days ago
WE'VE all been hoodwinked. Remember how Nemo came to be? He was the sole survivor of eggs under the protection of his dad, Marlin, after his mum was eaten by a barracuda. What Pixar didn't tell us... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmersPalaszczuk government is set to continue to bash Queensland farmers, saying it
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
Palaszczuk government is set to continue to bash Queensland farmers, saying it was taking action to protect the reef and avoid an in danger listing by UNESCO following the “disappointing” result of the vote on punitive new vegetation... Read more
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The North West Star
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmersPalaszczuk government is set to continue to bash Queensland farmers, saying it
Trad, Miles continue to bash farmers
The North West Star / Posted 7 days ago
Palaszczuk government is set to continue to bash Queensland farmers, saying it was taking action to protect the reef and avoid an in danger listing by UNESCO following the “disappointing” result of the vote on punitive new vegetation... Read more
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PhysOrg
Rising sea levels could benefit some reef systemsAustralian Marine Science Institution, which investigated the mechanisms that d
Rising sea levels could benefit some reef systems
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
Australian Marine Science Institution, which investigated the mechanisms that drove local temperature variations within the reef systems of the remote and pristine marine environment of the Kimberley coast. The Kimberley region is home to some... Read more
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Junkee
'The Shallows' Review: It's Time For More Silly Blake Lively Vs Shark Moviesthey count too. I mean major movies being released in theatres, preying upon au
'The Shallows' Review: It's Time For More Silly Blake Lively Vs Shark Movies
Junkee / Posted 8 days ago
they count too. I mean major movies being released in theatres, preying upon audience’s fear of sharks. Deep Blue Sea, The Reef, Shark Night, Bait 3D, Dark Tide, and Open Water are just some of the shark-themed mainstream releases to come out... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld to plead with UNESCO on reef statusplead with UNESCO to give us more time,' environment minister Dr Steven Miles s
Qld to plead with UNESCO on reef status
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
plead with UNESCO to give us more time,' environment minister Dr Steven Miles said on Friday. Tree clearing is linked to the reef because erosion impacts the amount of sediment flowing into the ocean. Dr Miles will write to Prime Minister... Read more
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