GREAT BARRIER REEF Top Stories

Public Technologies: In 2015 and 2016, Professor Hughes led teams of scientists who conducted aerial and underwater surveys across 2,300 kms of the Great Barrier Reef, documenting the severity of bleaching caused by global warming. Credit: ARCCentre of Excellence for Coral Reef...
Public Technologies: Important environmental protection work will be boosted throughout Queensland, with the Palaszczuk Government committing $840,000 to conservation councils. Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch said this funding, over the next five...
Mongabay: Amid all the gloomy news about coral reefs from around the world, a glimmer of hope has emerged: scientists have identified coral reef “oases” that are flourishing despite threats. From mass bleaching events caused by a climate...
Public Technologies: City of KarrathaMayorPeterLong said he was very pleased with the choice of judges for the 2018 awards, noting they were each talented and capable individuals who fit well with the continued growth and development of the Award itself and the impressive...
Xinhua: SYDNEY, June 21 (Xinhua) -- Australia'sQueensland state has injected more than 2 million Australian dollars (1.47 million U.S. dollars) of new funding to deter shark attacks at its most popular beaches and continue to save...
Public Technologies: The Palaszczuk Government's $25 million investment to rejuvenate Queensland's Great Barrier ReefIsland resorts is underway, with applications for a new infrastructure fund set to open on August 1. TourismIndustryDevelopment MinisterKate Jones said the...
Business Insider: Without reefs to buffer some of the storm surge, Hurricane Irma's damage to Florida and the Caribbean would have been even worse. On September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, whipping islands with 130-mph winds and bringing surging...
Public Technologies: News release | 20-Jun-2018 Queensland government staff have held a joint workshop with marine scientists in Townsville to share knowledge and techniques for reducing nutrient and pesticide runoff into North Queensland waterways. Department of Agriculture and...
Public Technologies: The benefits of carbon farming in reducing emissions and tackling climate change are being discussed today at a forum in Brisbane. Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch today opened the Second Carbon Farming IndustryForum, where...
Public Technologies: Queenslanders understand how important our environment is, and with now only 11 days to go until the Palaszczuk Government's plastic bag ban comes into effect, Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch said it was great to see stores,...