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Will LHI corals cope with climate change?

Wednesday 5 October 2011

The two hope to show that Lord Howe Island corals are specifically adapted to deal with extreme changes in temperature and light, compared to their tropical counterparts on the Great Barrier Reef.

Beaked whale stranding in Lord Howe Island Marine Park

Wednesday 5 October 2011

In the time that Marine Parks staff were notified, two other whales were also stranded in nearby locations. Rescue efforts from Clive, Chad, Macca and Brad Wilson in the 'Firefox' vessel and Christo Haselden, Keith Galloway and volunteer Hayley Atkins in the vessel 'Shearwater' towed the three deceased whales to the beach on the lagoon.