Author: Tony Moore 
Source: Stock & Land
June 15, 2012
"THE Queensland government has welcomed a federal government announcement of a major marine reserve in the Coral Sea.
The reserve, nearly half the size of Queensland off the Great Barrier Reef, is the jewel in the crown in a series of new Australian marine reserves announced yesterday by Environment Minister Tony Burke.
The Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve covers 989,842 square kilometres and protects the area from all mining."
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