GREAT BARRIER REEF Top Stories

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Heavy and late summer rains across the country are the perfect recipe to spread deadly Phytophthora cinnamomi dieback, which some scientists say is an environmental problem on par with the Great Barrier Reef......
Low life2017-06-29
The Spectator: I got up, made a pot of coffee and sat and read the paper. A churchgoing charity worker had stolen… ......
Public Technologies: The Whitsunday's HeartReef - the stunning coral formation used to attract thousands of visitors to Australia - has dodged the cyclone damage that pulverised coral on a nearby reef. Video released by WWF-Australia shows it was a lucky escape for the...
Stuff: A Government proposal for a recreational fishing park in the Marlborough Sounds will need to incorporate wider iwi and community aspirations for the area, the minister responsible says. Primary Industries MinisterNathan Guy made the comment when asked what he...
Forbes: A new report dubs Australia's Great Barrier Reef “a treasure too big to fail” and gives special emphasis to its social value to the international community. ......
ENS News: CANBERRA, Australia, June 28, 2017 (ENS) - Australian federal prosecutors are pursuing legal action against the master and owner of a ship they claim is responsible for an major oil spill near the Great Barrier Reef in 2015. The worth of the reef has just been...
WPTV: Cities worldwide are taking climate action into their own hands — even if their countries aren't. Mayors from more than 7,400 cities across the globe — including over 130 in the U.S. — are still committed to goals laid out in...
Letters2017-06-28
Arkansas Online: It's in how you say it I had to chuckle reading Sonny Starnes' letter about returning to the state to see that Arkansawyers are now Arkansans. I moved to Arkansas in late 1981 as a radio news director. After my first newscast, my very first day on the job, I...
Public Technologies: The Great Barrier Reef will be on display at the TownsvilleShow this week [30 June to 3 July] with a focus on encouraging people to help protect this international icon. Minister for the Great Barrier ReefSteven Miles said it was a good opportunity to...
WPTV: In the world of wind power, it's usually best to go big or go home because larger turbines can generate more power. And now, researchers are designing what could be the world's...
WPTV: Most of today's scientists agree the universe as we know it started with the Big Bang. But one question still puzzles experts: What happened before that? For most of history, it was assumed the universe was fixed, running from the infinite past to the...
The Jakarta Post: Ocean levels rose 50 percent faster in 2014 than in 1993, with meltwater from the Greenland ice sheet now supplying 25 percent of total sea level increase compared with just five percent 20 years earlier, researchers reported Monday. The findings add to...
Topix: Australia'sGreat Barrier Reef has always been considered one of the world's natural wonders, but now we know how much some economists think it's really worth. Based on the industries the reef both directly and indirectly supports, consultants at Deloitte have...
Mid Day: Australia's under pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth $42 billion and as an ecosystem and economic driver is 'too big to fail', a study said Monday. The World...