GREAT BARRIER REEF Top Stories

Public Technologies: Commercial and recreational fishers are well represented on the first three fisheries working groups appointed under the Palaszczuk Government's landmark Sustainable Fisheries Strategy. 'The appointment of the panels is fundamental to the changes we are making...
Public Technologies: Predator animals have long been known to avoid devouring brightly coloured and patterned prey, and now an international study has revealed more about how they recognise toxic species. University of QueenslandVisualEcology Lab member Dr Karen Cheney, of the...
Public Technologies: The vulnerability and conservation value of sub-tropical reefs south of the Great Barrier Reef - regarded as climate change refuges - has been highlighted in a new study. University of QueenslandSchool of Biological Sciences researcher Dr BrigitteSommer said...
Public Technologies: Australia Post is commemorating three historic shipwrecks in Australian waters: the HMS Pandora, 1791, PS Clonmel, 1841, and the Zuytdorp, 1712, in its latest stamp release Shipwrecks. Australia Post Philatelic Manager, Michael Zsolt said that each of the...
Zeenews: The project involves dredging 1.1 million cubic metres of spoil near the iconic Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, which will then be disposed off on land. ......
Hindustan Times: Indian mining giant Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar controversy-hit coal mine project in Australia has cleared another hurdle with BrisbaneSupreme Court dismissing an appeal filed by indigenous group against the project. Carmichael coal mine project,...
DNA India: Indian mining giant Adani Group's 16.5 billion dollar controversy-hit coal mine project in Australia has cleared another hurdle with BrisbaneSupreme Court dismissing an appeal filed by indigenous group against the project. Carmichael coal mine project, one of...
Public Technologies: Work on the next stage of the Daintree Gateway on the Daintree River has now been completed. The upgrade to the world class visitor experience will welcome tourists to the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. It was made possible through $210,000 in funding from...
Metro: Could this be your lunch break? (Picture: Getty) Australia.Home to the Great Barrier Reef, a tonne of frankly ridiculous wildlife, and above all, the mighty TimTam biscuit. 11 amazing destinations to visit in New South Wales, AustraliaIt’s a wonderful...
Sydney Morning Herald: A satirical song about politician Pauline Hanson recorded by siblings Caleb and Annabel Ziegeler has gone viral. More than 35,000 people have viewed the video since it was...
The Guardian: Report reveals improvement but also details danger posed by tourist-generated pollution, oil extraction and climate change...
Public Technologies: Cash-poor local councils and developing countries don't need huge budgets to obtain valuable, continuous environmental data to inform sustainable management policies, new research suggests. The University of Queensland's Associate ProfessorRon Johnstone and...
Arkansas Online: B: The world's largest marine animal C: The Great Barrier Reef is made up of these creatures. D: Flipper was one. E: A long,...
Public Technologies: Challenges of a modern Australia - ranging from melanoma, to termites, to degenerative disorders, reef protection and food provision - are in the sights of six University of Queensland projects to share $4.2 million in State Government funding. Of this year's...