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Abbott Government appoints panel of climate experts on GBR

‘Scientists with expertise in climate change and marine science are among a panel of 16 experts announced to advise the federal government on priorities and actions relating to the Great Barrier Reef.

‘The panel, who come from academia and institutes including the CSIRO, will be chaired by Australian chief scientist Prof Ian Chubb, environment minister Greg Hunt said in a statement on Saturday.

‘Among those advising the government will be Prof Ove Hoegh-Guldberg from the University of Queensland, who has worked alongside the Great Barrier Reef Foundation and advised government and industry on the science and urgency associated with climate change.’

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