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Relief to the Great Barrier Reef with vinegar

Relief to the Great Barrier Reef with vinegar

The innovative method of killing crown-of-thorns starfish (CoTS) is safe to other marine life and will now be introduced on the reef.

Do you know how much the Great Barrier Reef damage may cost?

Do you know how much the Great Barrier Reef damage may cost?

Scientists this week announced that two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef has been damaged by back-to-back severe bleaching events caused by record-breaking temperatures.

Shocking truth about Great Barrier Reef! Two-thirds of world's largest coral system damaged in 'unprecedented' bleaching

Shocking truth about Great Barrier Reef! Two-thirds of world's largest coral system damaged in 'unprecedented' bleaching

The combined impact of this back-to-back bleaching stretches for 1,500 km, leaving only the southern third unscathed  said professor Terry Hughes, Director of the James Cook University's Centre for Excellence in Coral Reef Studies.

Cyclone strikes healthiest part of Great Barrier Reef

A cyclone that left a trail of destruction in northeast Australia and New Zealand has also damaged one of the few healthy sections of the Great Barrier Reef to have escaped large-scale bleaching, scientists said on Monday.

 

Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

Emergency services plan to evacuate thousands of people stranded on resort islands with water supplies running low in Australia's tropical northeast on Thursday, two days after Cyclone Debbie tore through the region. 

Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia

Australia`s Army and emergency workers headed to areas of tropical Queensland state hardest hit by Cyclone Debbie on Wednesday, finding roads blocked by fallen trees, sugarcane fields flattened and widespread damage in coastal towns.

Halting global warming only way to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Halting global warming only way to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Climate change is the single greatest threat to the Great Barrier Reef, said co-author professor Morgan Pratchett, from Queensland's James Cook University.

Great Barrier Reef suffers severe coral bleaching for second year in a row

Great Barrier Reef suffers severe coral bleaching for second year in a row

On Thursday, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) carried out the first survey for 2017 over the area between Cairns and Townsville in Queensland state.

Largest-ever undersea landslide 30 times the volume of Australia's iconic rock Uluru found on Great Barrier Reef

Largest-ever undersea landslide 30 times the volume of Australia's iconic rock Uluru found on Great Barrier Reef

The remains of the landslide, known as the Gloria Knolls Slide, measures 30 times the volume of the iconic Uluru rock and are located 75 km off the coast of Innisfail.

‘Weed-like’ algae killing Great Barrier Reef corals: Study

‘Weed-like’ algae killing Great Barrier Reef corals: Study

The research was undertaken at Heron Island, a coral cay on the southern end of the reef using underwater reef experiments and outdoor lab studies.

'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.