Behind the beauty of the reef

The next federal budget will allocate $33.5 million to nature-tourism projects and reef conservation work. It’s welcome news for Great Barrier Reef which suffered its largest bleaching event in February.

Now, the first step to conserving the Great Barrier Reef is understanding what lives there.

Read the article, written by Tom Bridge (James Cook University), Andrea Quattrini (Smithsonian Institution), Andrew Baird (James Cook University) and Peter Cowman (James Cook University) for The Conversation here: