Wetlands: life support for the Great Barrier Reef

  • Posted by Tom Rayner
  • On July 26, 2019
The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is well recognised as the one of the most biodiverse and valuable ecosystems on Earth. However, few of us appreciate that one million hectares of wetlands are the life support system for this important ecosystem. In this post, Dr Fernanda Adame and Emeritus Professor Angela Arthington explore the critical relationship […]
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Turtley sick moves: rescuing weak sea turtles and the science aimed at helping their equally weak populations

  • Posted by Ryan Pearson
  • On April 26, 2019
Sea turtles are threatened. Literal boat loads of things affect their already low survival rates, most attributable to humans. Plastics, fishing entanglements, temperature increases, habitat degradation and actual boat strikes are killing turtles and affecting their populations in many other ways. Ultimately threatening their very existence. Knowing this, when my buddy Dr Michael Sievers and […]
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