Great Barrier Reef: four rivers are most responsible for pollution

Burdekin, Fitzroy, Tully and Daintree rivers in Queensland pose greatest risk, researchers find

Four rivers are most responsible for polluting the Great Barrier Reef, according to research that scientists hope will help governments better target efforts to reduce damage to the reef from land use.

The Burdekin, Fitzroy, Tully and Daintree rivers in Queensland posed the greatest risk to the reef, the study led by The Nature Conservancy and the University of Queensland found.

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