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Pilbara trial bolstered by additional 120,000 oysters

More than 120,000 juvenile oysters have journeyed from Western Australia’s shellfish hatchery in Albany to their new home on the Dampier coast this week where they will grow out to market size as part of the Pilbara Rock Oyster Research and Development project. Produced from brood stock collected from the Dampier Archipelago earlier this year, the juvenile oysters will bolster the 3,000...

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MAC welcomes greater protection for Burrup rock art

Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) said it welcomed moves towards stricter conditions on an ammonium nitrate plant on the Burrup Peninsula to better protect the area’s ancient rock art. The Environmental Protection Authority has announced it’s investigating imposing further conditions on Yara Pilbara Nitrates to ensure emissions from its plant do not adversely affect the vast collection...

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