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New harvest strategy to protect mud crabs

A new mud crab harvest strategy has been released to ensure the long-term sustainability of the resource for all Territorians.

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Globally recognised aquaculture certification

Humpty Doo Barramundi (HDB) has become the first aquaculture facility in the Northern Territory to achieve Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, which recognises socially responsible and environmentally sustainable aquaculture.

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Mining securities released

The Northern Territory Government has introduced a new policy to release the amount of security held against individual authorised mining activities.

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Browsing ant eradication program on track

A Queensland-based odour detection dog and her handler have spent two weeks in Darwin assisting with efforts to eradicate browsing ant from several infested sites.

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Animal Welfare Fund grant recipients announced

Eleven not-for-profit organisations whose core business is animal welfare have received grants as part of the 2017-18 Animal Welfare Fund grants program.

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Inspiring the Territory’s future scientists

Centralian Senior College students learnt about some of the exciting career opportunities in science, agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture when they spent a day with Department of Primary Industry and Resources scientists.

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Territory barramundi sashimi may be heading to Japan

A trial has been undertaken to determine the suitability of Northern Territory barramundi for export to the Japanese sashimi market.

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NT Resources Week

The Northern Territory’s (NT) largest industry exhibition combining the South East Asia Australia Offshore and Onshore Conference (SEAAOC), Mining the Territory, and Building the Territory is taking place this week.

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Buffalo industry to benefit from new manual

An Australia-first, technical manual for the buffalo farming industry has been published and is available for free download and purchase.

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2018 Earth Science Scholarship now open

A three year scholarship for a young Territorian to undertake university study in earth science, mining or petroleum engineering, or metallurgy is being offered by the Department of Primary Industry and Resources.