#Great Barrier Reef

  • Article: The World’s Coral Reefs Are at Risk of a Global-Scale Bleaching Event

    The World’s Coral Reefs Are at Risk of a Global-Scale Bleaching Event

    By Catherine Caruso|April 3, 2020

    The Great Barrier Reef’s latest bleaching could be the tipping point. Read more

  • Article: The Great Barrier Reef Is Experiencing Its Third Major Bleaching Event in 5 Years

    The Great Barrier Reef Is Experiencing Its Third Major Bleaching Event in 5 Years

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 6, 2020

    Climate change is causing coral reefs worldwide to bleach and die. Read more

  • Article: This New Campaign Wants to Make the Great Barrier Reef an Australian Citizen

    This New Campaign Wants to Make the Great Barrier Reef an Australian Citizen

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|July 1, 2019

    The campaigners behind the appeal hope a citizenship status will protect the reef from degradation. Read more

  • Article: Baby Coral Declined by 89% Across the Great Barrier Reef

    Baby Coral Declined by 89% Across the Great Barrier Reef

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 4, 2019

    But scientists say the surviving coral could be more resilient than ever. Read more

  • Feature: One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger

    One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger

    By Olivia KestinErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2019

    Eighty-five percent of the species found in the bight are found nowhere else in the world. Read more

  • Article: Australia Plans to Dump 1 Million Tons of Sludge on the Great Barrier Reef

    Australia Plans to Dump 1 Million Tons of Sludge on the Great Barrier Reef

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 26, 2019

    Environmentalists warn that the sludge could cause serious harm. Read more

  • Article: Great Barrier Reef Could Face Its Most Extreme Bleaching Event Yet

    Great Barrier Reef Could Face Its Most Extreme Bleaching Event Yet

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 26, 2018

    The Great Barrier Reef could be entirely gone in the next few decades. Read more

  • Article: The Great Barrier Reef Has Finally Started to Bounce Back

    The Great Barrier Reef Has Finally Started to Bounce Back

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 7, 2018

    “It is clearly a misconception that the reef is dead.” Read more