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It is no coincidence that the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) report claiming record high coral cover was released on the same day the net zero legislation passed the lower house of the Australian Parliament, on 4th August 2022. In March, AIMS was claiming more than 90% of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) [...]
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It is good to know where your food comes from. Sushi is very popular, but not everyone knows how to catch tuna. My daughter landed a big one on Saturday. I was reminded of the proverb – Give me a fish and I eat for a day, teach me to fish and I eat for [...]
According to the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science report, there is record coral cover at the Great Barrier Reef. Yet this is less than 30 percent at about half of the reefs surveyed. The relatively low percentage cover is because only the reef perimeter is surveyed by AIMS, which is the equivalent of reporting [...]
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I suspect Mike Emslie and crew from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) didn’t report on the colourful bleaching at John Brewer Reef on 6th March 2022 because they didn’t see any. They were tasked with reporting on bleaching during this routine underwater survey of John Brewer Reef, but they didn’t. It was there [...]
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The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been tasked with reporting on the state of the corals and coral cover at the Great Barrier Reef. They surveyed John Brewer Reef by underwater manta tow in March 2022, made no mention of any coral bleaching in that report, and stated coral cover to be just [...]
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