Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 15:09
Australia said that it had made substantial progress on the UN request for better protection of the Great Barrier Reef and the world heritage site should not be listed among "in danger".
Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 12:28
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 14:41
The government agency that oversees Australia`s Great Barrier Reef has given its nod to a plan to dump about 3 million cubic metres of dredged mud on the reef as part of a major coal port expansion , which conservationists say will endanger its fragile ecosystem.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 13:16
Furious tourism operators on the Great Barrier Reef on Saturday threatened legal action after approval was given to dump of up to three million cubic metres of dredge waste in park waters.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:17
Conservationists on Wednesday slammed Australia`s approval for an Indian firm to expand a major coal port on the Great Barrier Reef coast, warning it would hasten the natural wonder`s demise.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 31, 2013, 13:18
Reef fish larvae can smell the presence of coral reefs from as far as several kilometres offshore and use this odour to find home, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 16:15
Australia`s Navy said it had found four bombs dropped by US forces on the Great Barrier Reef during a training exercise last month.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 21:54
Dwarf minke whales have been tagged and tracked in Australia`s Great Barrier Reef in a world-first pilot study which hopes to solve the mystery of where they spend the summer.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 19:31
In a step forward in the fight against skin cancer, scientists in Australia claimed to have developed a super sunscreen which mimics the natural sun protection used by Great Barrier Reef corals.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 09:06
Two US fighter jets have dropped four unarmed bombs in Australia`s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park when a training exercise went wrong.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 19:37
The Great Barrier Reef humpbacked conch snail jumps when it senses the odour of its main predator, the marbled cone shell.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 13:25
Big business is ruining the Great Barrier Reef, scientists have warned ahead of UNSECO World Heritage meeting.
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