Slump in vis­i­tors

The Daily Examiner - - NEWS ENVIRONMENT -

A QUEENS­LAND tourism rep­re­sen­ta­tive has called one of the Great Bar­rier Reef’s leading re­searchers “a dick”, ac­cord­ing to The Guardian.

The tourism rep­re­sen­ta­tive blamed the pro­fes­sor for a down­turn in tourism growth for the Great Bar­rier Reef. How­ever the Aus­tralian Con­ser­va­tion Foun­da­tion said tourism op­er­a­tors should stop blam­ing aca­demics and sci­en­tists for what was hap­pen­ing to the reef.

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