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.
Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 11:40
Great Barrier Reef could be destroyed permanently due to climate change and the development of coal terminals on the Queensland coast, a marine expert has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:32
A particular crab species has been helping Great Barrier Reef coral combat white syndrome that causes disintegration of coral tissue, says a study.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 09:19
New research by the University of Southampton has found a mechanism as to how corals use their pink and purple hues as sunscreen to protect them against harmful sunlight.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 12:31
The Great Barrier Reef near Australia could be stripped of its heritage status and placed on a UN list of world treasures in danger if action is not taken to better protect the natural icon.
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