Better safe than sorry: Scientist backs divers’ two-spikes rule

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A LEADING scientist has backed dive operators’ tough “two spikes and you’re out” rule when dealing with crown of thorns starfish, saying it is better to be safe than sorry.

The Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators has introduced a new policy for its divers trying to eliminate the coral-devouring creatures from the Great Barrier Reef. Read more