Dieback in the Gulf 'stable' but still a concern

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated January 27 2017 - 4:20am, first published 12:54am
Aerial photo of dieback at the Gulf.

Researchers still don’t know what caused massive and mysterious mangrove dieback in the Gulf of Carpentaria though the problem appears to have eased in the wet season.


Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.