Great Barrier Reef

November 29, 2017
November 29, 2017

Scientists discover resilient 'heart' of Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in peril from climate change and widespread bleaching, but scientists say a small portion may be resilient enough to keep much of the rest alive.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Just 7% of Australia's Great Barrier Reef escapes bleaching

An extensive aerial and underwater survey has revealed that 93% of Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been affected by coral bleaching.

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Australia's Great Barrier Reef hit by 'worst' bleaching

Evidence that Australia's Great Barrier Reef is experiencing its worst coral bleaching on record has renewed calls for the UN to list it as "in-danger".

March 8, 2016
March 8, 2016

US climate change campaigner dies snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef

Award-winning American environmental photographer Gary Braasch dies while snorkeling at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef.

March 16, 2015
March 16, 2015

Australia to ban dumping dredge spoil on Great Barrier Reef

The Australian government is to legislate permanent ban on the dumping of capital dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef