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Dr Peter Ridd – Culture Wars On The Great Barrier Reef – IPA Academy
9 February 2024

Dr Peter Ridd – Culture Wars On The Great Barrier Reef – IPA Academy

Dr Peter Ridd delves into these questions and shows how alleged poor health and threats to the Reef are overstated for political purposes, which raises important questions about the credibility of our scientific institutions with IPA Academy attendees. All media posted onto the IPA website are directly related to the promotion and dissemination of IPA research. Below is a transcript
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Coral Snapshot 2022-23, & All the Unanswered Questions
23 May 2023

Coral Snapshot 2022-23, & All the Unanswered Questions

This article reflects the author’s ongoing research into the methods used by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology to collect, collate, adjust and publish temperature and rainfall data. Research into this topic have been published in the IPA Climate Change The Facts Publications, with an updated working paper shortly to be published. Full marks to David Mills, writing in the Courier
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Science Betrayal
11 April 2023

Science Betrayal

The author’s intention in this article is to summarise the research that he has done on the corals in the Great Barrier Reef and contextualises and disseminates the findings of research conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of
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One Misstep For Science, One Giant Leap In Distrust
8 March 2023

One Misstep For Science, One Giant Leap In Distrust

The author’s intention in this article is to summarise the research that he has done on the corals in the Great Barrier Reef and contextualises and disseminates the findings of research conducted as part of the IPA’s Project for Real Science Program. The Project for Real Science is an initiative of the Institute of Public Affairs to rebuild the integrity of
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Good News About Corals – As Legislation Introduced To Devastate Farming
9 August 2022

Good News About Corals – As Legislation Introduced To Devastate Farming

It is no coincidence that the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) report claiming record high coral cover was released on the same day the net zero legislation passed the lower house of the Australian Parliament, on 4th August 2022. In March, AIMS was claiming more than 90% of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) to be severely bleached. That
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Latest Survey Of ‘Coral Cover’ Fundamentally Unscientific
5 August 2022

Latest Survey Of ‘Coral Cover’ Fundamentally Unscientific

According to the latest Australian Institute of Marine Science report, there is record coral cover at the Great Barrier Reef. Yet this is less than 30 percent at about half of the reefs surveyed. The relatively low percentage cover is because only the reef perimeter is surveyed by AIMS, which is the equivalent of reporting on the population of Sydney after
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Invitation To The Premiere Of Our New Film – A Coral Bleaching Tragedy
3 July 2022

Invitation To The Premiere Of Our New Film – A Coral Bleaching Tragedy

This is Part 3 of a new series: Rebels to the Coral Reef Cause. The Great Barrier Reef has been around in various forms for more than 600,000 years. It has survived fluctuating temperatures and sea levels as ice-ages have come and gone, and Australia has drifted northwards. But is the latest episode of coral bleaching something new and different?
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Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim
14 April 2022

Underwater Photographer Fact Checks Scientists “Absurd” 21.8% Coral Cover Claim

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have been tasked with reporting on the state of the corals and coral cover. They surveyed John Brewer Reef in March, made no mention of any coral bleaching in their report, and stated coral cover to be just 21.8%. There are no photographs. Underwater photographer Leonard Lim visited this same coral reef a month
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