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Protecting the Reef from oil spills

In 2010 the fragility of the Great Barrier Reef was illustrated when a cargo ship ran aground. Oil spilled from the stricken vessel the Shen Neng 1. Huge por...
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Fleur Farah's curator insight, February 6, 2015 4:05 PM

Issues on the GBR.

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Sustainable Use of the Great Barrier Reef

The Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility (MTSRF) is part of the Commonwealth Environmental Research Facilities Program (CERF), an initiative of the...
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UNESCO details of Barrier Reef threats

A UNESCO report says port expansions could damage the Great Barrier Reef, but the Queensland Government has promised developments will be sustainable.
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Fleur Farah's curator insight, February 6, 2015 4:08 PM

Threats to the GBR.

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Raising awareness - Great Barrier Reef

Raising awareness and determining the impact we have on the great barrier reef and how it is managed sustainably.
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Greater Importance, Stronger Economy or Heritage Listing? UWS Resource Sustainability

Effects the Coal mines in the Galilee Basin have upon the Great Barrier Reef.
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UWS resource sustainability - Port Expansions in the Great Barrier Reef

This video investigates why the Australian mining industry wants to expand its coal ports and why there is opposition. In addition it looks at coastal develo...
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Fight for the Reef - Concerned Locals TVC

Reef community members join Bob Irwin in urging Australians to help protect the Great Barrier Reef and their local communities by joining the Fight for the R...
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Great Barrier Reef Approval For Plan To Dump Mud $$$

Great Barrier Reef Approval For Plan To Dump Mud Australia has approved a plan to dump millions of tons of sediment near the Great Barrier Reef as part of a ...
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Recovery of the Great Barrier Reef

Earthwatch scientists and volunteers monitor the health of the coral reefs that form Australia's Great Barrier Reef. http://earthwatch.org/expeditions/recove...
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef In Danger

U.N. warns conservation status of Australia's Great Barrier Reef could be downgraded, Australian government pledges action. Full story: The Australian govern...
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Fleur Farah's curator insight, February 6, 2015 4:07 PM

Issues on the GBR.