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Turtles and dugongs boost Reef health
Tue, 31 Aug 2021
New research reveals green sea turtles and dugongs play a crucial role in protecting the health of the Great Barrier Reef, by helping vital seagrass meadows flourish.

JCU in ground-breaking effort to restore lost GBR Seagrass meadows
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Scientists and community volunteers will brave crocodiles, jellyfish and deep mud in an attempt to bring back seagrass meadows lost for over a decade at Mourilyan Harbour south of Cairns.

Drought forecasting unlocked by AI
Tue, 24 Aug 2021
Ground-breaking research conducted by James Cook University will soon give farmers and water infrastructure managers the ability to better prepare for future droughts, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI).

Sea snake attacks may be misdirected courtship
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
Attacks by venomous Olive sea snakes on scuba divers may be misdirected courtship behaviours, according to a new study.

Massive coral discovered on GBR
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
An exceptionally large coral has been discovered on the Great Barrier Reef – it’s more than 400 years old and nearly two and a half metres wider than any other coral measured on the Reef.

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