New $32 million research hub aims to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality

New $32 million research hub aims to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality

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A NEW brains trust has been recruited to reverse poor water quality on the Great Barrier Reef, and to help protect the natural asset’s $5.2 billion tourism industry.
Environment Minister Greg Hunt, who is expected to be in Cairns today, will announce 24 innovative research projects to be carried out by the Federal Government’s Tropical Water Quality Hub, aimed at improving coastal water quality and management. Read more
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