Tourism operators turn into citizen scientists to monitor reef water quality

Tourism operators in the Whitsundays are collecting data through a citizen science project to keep track of the water quality in their area.

The Whitsunday Water Quality Monitoring Blueprint for Tourism Operators project aims to increase understanding of water quality and reef health in the Whitsundays.

The tourism community has a vested interest in the long-term health and functionality of the Great Barrier Reef, and they are well positioned and willing to lead solution-based monitoring, and effectively communicate water quality results.

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