JCU Professor Peter Ridd calls for independent body to assess reef science

By Lea Coghlan
Updated June 15 2016 - 5:32am, first published 1:00am
Professor Peter Ridd believes government money is being wasted on the reef while North Queensland's critical environmental issues are neglected.

Farmers are being unfairly blamed for some problems on the Great Barrier Reef when the science is poorly quality assured and some of it wrong, a leading marine scientist believes.

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