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2017 Muri Rarotonga_Anna Blacka.JPG
In 2018 WRL will again be assisting the Cook Islands Government with an extensive work program and series of environmental investigations, this time focussed on Muri Lagoon. Under the umbrella...
2017 PRIF Guidance for Coastal Protection Works
The Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF) has recently released “Guidance for coastal protection works in Pacific island countries”. Working with the PRIF and NZ consultants Tonkin + Taylor , WRL...
Acid Sulfate Soil - Tida Buffering
Imagine a world where most large estuaries in NSW released acid water on a daily basis. When it rained this acid flooded into rivers, often resulting in large fish kills...

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