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Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef agency breaks with Australia govt in climate warning

The reef authority said that current gas emission trends, if not curbed, could see the deadly bleaching events by around 2035.

19 Jul 2019 9:11 AM

Great Barrier Reef’s coral cover facing record low since 1985

Coral bleaching, spread of crown-of-thorns starfish and tropical cyclones reduced coral coverage over past five years.

12 Jul 2019 12:56 PM

Amid climate change concern, Australia approves coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

The project's approval comes when investors and energy companies are moving away from fossil fuels amid concern about climate.

13 Jun 2019 2:17 PM

Great Barrier in peril again

Fears flood water runoff could 'smother' Barrier Reef.

15 Feb 2019 10:08 PM

Australian court quashes indigenous challenge to Adani mine

The company said the verdict allows it to secure land tenure for the site.

17 Aug 2018 5:07 PM


Global warming killing the Great Barrier Reef: study

As part of a global heat and coral bleaching event spanning 2014-2017, the Reef experienced severe heat stress and bleaching again in 2017.

19 Apr 2018 4:14 PM

Prince Charles to visit island where Prince Philip is a god

Prince Charles will also tour the country to learn how locals  recovered from 2015's devastating Cyclone Pam.

06 Mar 2018 5:24 PM

Warming turning major sea turtle population female: Study

Sea turtles from warmer northern beaches leaned even more heavily female.

09 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

Coral transplant come as hope for survival of Great Barrier Reef

It shows we can start to restore and repair damaged coral populations where the natural supply of coral larvae has been compromised.

26 Nov 2017 6:29 PM

'Perfect storm' led to mass bleaching in Great Barrier Reef

Multiple factors enabled local solar heating to proceed unrestricted.

04 Jul 2017 7:49 PM


Great Barrier Reef bleaching worse than first thought

The 2,300km World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef suffered its most severe bleaching on record last year due to warming sea temperatures.

29 May 2017 11:09 AM