Researchers’ New Discovery to protect the Great Barrier Reef

As we all knew, the Great Barrier Reef is yet the largest coral reef system.  It is located near the coast of Queensland, Australia.

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However, this Great Barrier Reef has been greatly affected and being threatened by the crown of thorns starfish.  But with the continued research, a new discovery for the protection of the great barrier reef has been revealed by researchers.

The new discovery of the researchers was a harmless protein mixture which usually help grow bacteria was found out to destroy starfishes in less than 24 hours. But these findings were not yet being tested and proven on the reef itself. But hopefully, and soon enough, this could be the answer and a very good way to help maintain the great barrier reef.