- The NQ Dry Tropics‘ Connecting Burdekin Cane Farmers to their Local Wetlands has supported a group of farmers in the region to monitor their runoff and improve their irrigation and nutrient efficiency. Read more about the project and its outcomes HERE.
- Hundreds of juvenile corals bred at the Australian Institute of Marine Science have survived being transplanted on the Great Barrier Reef, in a promising early test to help corals increase their resilience to marine heatwaves. Find more information about the research HERE.
- James Cook University scientists are recruiting people to train to log sightings of ‘out-of-range’ sea creatures through the Range Extension Database and Mapping project. The data will be used to map which Australian marine species may be moving house in response to changes in the marine environment. Details HERE.
- There has been remarkable recovery of one island’s coral on the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. The coral reef around One Tree Island, off the coast of Gladstone has experienced strong growth in recent years. Read more about the research HERE.
- A major environmental campaign has recently kicked off with the aim of making the Great Barrier Reef an Australian Citizen and granting it the same rights and protections as any other Australian citizen, including freedom from torture, the highest standard of health and most importantly, the right to life. Find out more HERE.
The Reef Alliance project is funded by the Australian Government and delivered through the Reef Trust.