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Great Barrier Reef tourism spokesman attacks scientist over slump in visitors 12 Jan 2:00pm Great Barrier Reef tourism spokesman attacks scientist over slump in visitors
Col McKenzie calls on government to stop funding work of Terry Hughes, saying tourists ‘won’t do long-haul trips when they think the reef is dead’ A Queensland tourism representative has called one of the Great Barrier Reef’s leading researchers “a dick”, blaming the professor for a downturn in tourism growth at the state’s greatest natural asset. Col McKenzie, the head of the Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators, a group that represents more than 100 businesses in the Great Barrier Reef, has written to the federal government asking it to stop funding the work of
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The Blue Planet effect: why marine biology courses are booming 12 Jan 11:53am The Blue Planet effect: why marine biology courses are booming
Thanks in part to the BBC wildlife series, there has been a sea change in the popularity of marine biology courses and the study of the world’s oceans When she was just 12 years old, an impressionable Cathy Lucas, now associate professor in marine biology at the University of Southampton, met Sir
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The week in wildlife – in pictures 12 Jan 9:00am Updated The week in wildlife – in pictures
Rockhopper penguins, bleeding heart baboons and a flying fox are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world
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Norway backs EU fishing policies remaining during Brexit transition 12 Jan 8:38am Norway backs EU fishing policies remaining during Brexit transition
North Sea curbs to last at least 21 months despite Michael Gove’s suggestion Britain would take back control of its waters The EU’s insistence that quotas under the common fisheries policy for the seas around the UK will remain in force during a Brexit transition period has been backed up by the Norwegian government, dealing a fresh blow for Downing Street. Pers Sandberg, the Norwegian fisheries minister, said he expected talks between the EU, UK and Norway over fishing rights to be complex and likely to conclude at the end of a transition period.
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