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'World witnessed longest bleaching event in past two years'

In 2016, bleaching hit 90 per cent of coral on the iconic Great Barrier Reef and killed more than 20 per cent of the reef's coral, researchers said.

Great Barrier Reef gets a rare visit from world's most elusive whale species!

Great Barrier Reef gets a rare visit from world's most elusive whale species!

This is the first confirmed sighting of the said species in the Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef not on the verge of extinction

Great Barrier Reef not on the verge of extinction

Australian authorities also insisted UNESCO to put efforts in protecting the natural wonder and creating stiff measures so the Great Barrier does not get harmed.

Scientists record worst ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Scientists record worst ever coral die-off on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, which is the world's largest coral reef system, off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia have recorded the biggest ever die-off because of the higher than normal water temperatures, scientists said

English tourist dies at Great Barrier Reef, third fatality this week

The Great Barrier Reef stretches 2,000 km along Australia`s northeast coast and is the world`s largest living ecosystem.
 

'Many more' corals die in Great Barrier Reef bleaching

'Many more' corals die in Great Barrier Reef bleaching

A swathe of corals bleached in the northern third of the 2,300-kilometre (1,429-mile) long biodiverse site off the Queensland state coast died after an unprecedented bleaching earlier this year as sea temperatures rose.

Recovery of Great Barrier Reef possible now- Here's how it can be saved

Recovery of Great Barrier Reef possible now- Here's how it can be saved

Australia's Great Barrier Reef was recently declared officially dead in an obituary written by environmental writer Rowan Jacobsen, for Outside Magazine.

Climate change kills Great Barrier Reef, nature's spectacular treasure no longer with us

Climate change kills Great Barrier Reef, nature's spectacular treasure no longer with us

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been declared officially dead in an obituary written by environmental writer Rowan Jacobsen, for Outside Magazine.

NASA starts airborne mission to study Australia's Great Barrier Reef

NASA starts airborne mission to study Australia's Great Barrier Reef

 To transform our understanding of Earth's valuable and ecologically sensitive coral reefs, NASA has started airborne mission in Australia for a two-month investigation of the the world's largest reef ecosystem, the Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef quickly recuperating from coral bleaching epidemic!

Great Barrier Reef quickly recuperating from coral bleaching epidemic!

Things certainly appeared bad for them as the bleaching slowly travelled further covering more distance as months passed.

Bramble Cay melomys becomes first victim of human-induced climate change; goes extinct!

Bramble Cay melomys becomes first victim of human-induced climate change; goes extinct!

As per reports, the Bramble Cay melomys, a mammal native to the Great Barrier Reef, is nowhere to be found anymore.  

Bleaching kills 35 percent of coral in Great Barrier Reef

Bleaching kills 35 percent of coral in Great Barrier Reef

Results indicated that the worst affected area is located off the coast of Townsville and Papua New Guinea, while in the region located south of Cairns, the average mortality is 5 percent.

46 rescued from ship that caught fire off Australian coast

All 46 people aboard a tourist catamaran were rescued after the vessel caught fire and sank on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, police said.

Ocean alert: 93% of Great Barier Reef hit by coral bleaching – Watch!

Ocean alert: 93% of Great Barier Reef hit by coral bleaching – Watch!

Researchers contributing to Australia’s National Coral Bleaching Taskforce found that only 7 percent of the reef has avoided coral bleaching.

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

Australia shares concern for Great Barrier Reef

 Australia's environment minister on Friday said bleaching in the world-famous Great Barrier Reef is "major and significant", after renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough said climate change has put the attraction in "grave danger".

Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Great Barrier Reef experiencing 'worst coral bleaching' in years

Stud reveals Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching at 95 per cent in northern section.

Coral bleaching threat rises in the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching threat rises in the Great Barrier Reef

Coral bleaching, a process in which corals lose their colour due to environmental stress, is a consequence of the rise in the superficial temperature of the sea to 33 degrees Celsius in February.

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

Ocean acidification already taking toll on coral reef growth

The research was conducted in a lagoon on the southern Great Barrier Reef in Australia in 2014.  

Adani to benefit as Australia approves key port expansion plan

Adani to benefit as Australia approves key port expansion plan

Australia on Tuesday approved a controversial coal port expansion plan to support projects, like Indian mining giant Adani's 6.5 billion dollar Carmichael mine.

Australia approves port expansion to support projects like Adani

Australia approves port expansion to support projects like Adani

Australia on Tuesday approved a controversial coal port expansion to support projects, like Indian mining giant Adani's 6.5 billion dollar Carmichael mine in Central Queensland, despite opposition from green groups which claim it will impact the fragile Great Barrier Reef.