In Depth

LaTrobe lecturer James Van Dyke's mission to save the Murray River turtles

Sophie Boyd
By Sophie Boyd
Updated April 12 2021 - 9:17am, first published 2:30am
THE TURTLE GUY: La Trobe University's James Van Dyke at the Murray River in Albury. He and his team of researchers will install designer beaches and floating islands to protect turtle nests along the river. Picture: TARA TREWHELLA

The Murray River will soon be home to floating islands and designer beaches. But rather than attracting sunbathers and holidaymakers, these slices of peace aim to attract mother turtles.

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Sophie Boyd

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