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New coastal research body to turn science into action

CSIRO Media Release – 21 April 2010
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Our coasts are used for many purposes such as urban and industrial development – aerial view of chemical plant. Coasts are where we live, play and holiday – Cottesloe Art Tea Rooms.

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Coastal ecosystems and human communities also face mounting pressure from loss of wetlands, pollution, population growth and climate change – Fishing at Shark Bay. The Australian coastline is renowned for its beautiful beaches and towns – Hobart Harbour

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