TITLE

Nationwide study of reef that is 'loved to death'

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Ecos;Dec2006/Jan2007, Issue 134, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the nationwide study of the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia. The reef is to become the center of a $12 million collaboration between marine experts from eight Australian research organizations. The four-year research collaboration, led by Dr. Neil Loneragan from Murdoch University, will focus on the reef's biodiversity, habitats, human uses and impact on regional tourism. Furthermore, the team will survey camping, fishing, snorkelling and diving activities in the area to inform future planning.
ACCESSION #
23987683

 

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