Peter Ridd

Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef
15 February 2024

Spending Hundreds Of Millions To Make A 0.1 Percent Different To The Great Barrier Reef

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef. Hard-working Aussie fishermen, and the people who depend on them, are about to suffer severe restrictions on their production. And all based on dubious science. Australia’s federal government has thrown the barramundi fishing industry to the sharks as part of the blackmail payout
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BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts
2 January 2024

BOM Deserves Criticism, But Not Over Its Short-term Forecasts

This article first appeared in The Australian. In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, 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 scientific research in
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Canadian Speech Is Free – Except For Jordan Peterson
30 August 2023

Canadian Speech Is Free – Except For Jordan Peterson

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into quality assurance in science, 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 scientific research in Australia. A Canadian court has ruled that
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Reef ‘Doomsayers’ Show Breakdown In Our Science Institutions
10 August 2023

Reef ‘Doomsayers’ Show Breakdown In Our Science Institutions

In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, 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 scientific research in Australia. The latest statistics on the amount of
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Dr Peter Ridd Discussing The Health Of The Great Barrier Reef On Sky News Australia
21 April 2023

Dr Peter Ridd Discussing The Health Of The Great Barrier Reef On Sky News Australia

Dr Peter Ridd joins Outsiders on Sky News Australia to discuss the current health of the Great Barrier Reef, as well as University of Queensland research that has found the red decorator crab is a predator to crown-of-thorns starfish. Rowan Dean: Well, scientists at the University of Queensland may have found the unlikely key to protecting the Great Barrier Reef
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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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Chicken Little Propaganda Dressed Up As Science
26 November 2022

Chicken Little Propaganda Dressed Up As Science

This article first appeared in The Australian. In this article, Dr Peter Ridd contextualises and disseminates the findings of the IPA’s research into the Great Barrier Reef, 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 scientific research in
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Riddikulus Reef-dementors
11 August 2022

Riddikulus Reef-dementors

The death of the Great Barrier has been greatly exaggerated Harry Potter fans know what a Dementor is. To quote Remus Lupin it is a creature that: glories in decay and despair, they drain peace, hope, and happiness out of the air around them… get too near a Dementor and every good feeling, every happy memory will be sucked out
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The Reef Is Strong, So Stop The Scare Campaign
5 August 2022

The Reef Is Strong, So Stop The Scare Campaign

The latest data on coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, should be a cause for celebration. Church bells should be ringing and children given a day off school. AIMS says two of the three main regions of the reef are at record-breaking high levels. The other region is at record-equalling levels
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Knowing All the Species of Coral at Pixie Reef
9 September 2021

Knowing All the Species of Coral at Pixie Reef

Everyone loves the Great Barrier Reef, particularly its corals. Everyone knows that a reef has different species of coral. But how many species should an average inshore reef have? How many corals are there at Pixie Reef, which is so close to the city of Cairns. Such inshore reefs are apparently in terminal decline. Flying at 150 metres altitude above
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