Offshore coral nursery a first for Great Barrier Reef

Scientists have collected live coral fragments and successfully installed them in the first offshore coral nursery being trialled on the Great Barrier Reef in a bid to regenerate damaged areas of the world’s largest reef. The Reef Restoration Foundation has a permit from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to establish a pilot research offshore coral nursery at Fitzroy Island, near Cairns in Tropical North Queensland.

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Two reports reveal world’s safest mode of transport

It’s safer than driving or cycling; it’s safer than buses or trains. It’s safer than sailing – it’s even safer than walking. So what is it?

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New Passport Design Leaves True-Blue Brexiteers Feeling a Little Off Colour

In the run up to the referendum on our membership of the European Union one of the central demands of those wanting to leave was a return to old style dark blue passports.

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