Lizard Island's huge contribution to reef science

By Tracey Ferrier
May 29 2023 - 2:00pm
For 33 years, Lizard Island Research Station has been looked after by Anne Hoggett and Lyle Vail. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)
For 33 years, Lizard Island Research Station has been looked after by Anne Hoggett and Lyle Vail. (PR HANDOUT IMAGE PHOTO)

Half a century ago, when Frank Talbot was hunting for cash to build a research station on the Great Barrier Reef, the accepted school of thought was that tropical reefs were incredibly stable.

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