Reef Care Goes Global
Source: The Newsport Daily
July 24, 2012
Small communities from around the world will be better able to protect coral reefs after successfully securing grants announced at the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) general meeting in Cairns last week.
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Chairman Russell Reichelt said more than $32,000 in grants had been provided by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).
"The projects range from restoring coastal areas in the wake of the 2009 tsunami in Samoa to surveying fishermen in Egypt with a view to creating no-take areas," he said."
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