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Waterways ‘good’ despite record-breaking weather

The majority of freshwater rivers and estuaries continue to be in ‘good’ or ‘very good’ condition, according to the latest 2020 Wet Tropics Report Card. However, record-breaking dry periods followed by extreme flood events did place some pressure on our waterways. Wet Tropics Waterways Chair Professor Steve Turton said while high annual rainfall variability and…
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Season 2 Episode 13: Travis Sydes on Aquatic Weeds

Conditions in the Wet Tropics are perfect for the spread of aquatic weeds, which choke and clog our waterways. In this podcast we talk to Travis Sydes about why aquatic weeds are such a problem, how they are introduced and what we can do about it.
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