New Beer to Help Conserve Great Barrier Reef - The Maritime Executive

Australian cruise line, P&O Cruises has become the first national partner for a new beer which supports the conservation of the Great Barrier Reef. A regular visitor to the reef, P&O was the first company to back The Good Beer Co, which is dedicating ...

Mass coral bleaching in recorded history - Fiji Times

FIJI needs to learn from the effect of coral bleaching in Australia's Great Barrier Reef which has been labelled as one of its worst mass coral bleaching in recorded history this year. In a statement, Wildlife Conservation Society's Doctor Sangeeta ...

New dredging strategy to protect Great Barrier Reef - Newsport

A new strategy for dredging at ports has been announced to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. A risk-based framework for sustainable, leading practice maintenance dredging of Queensland ports to ensure protection of the Great Barrier Reef was ...

Great Barrier Reef Dying at Record Rates - teleSUR English

Around 67 percent of the far north section of the reef has died due to bleaching, scientists say. Australia's iconic great barrier reef — the world's biggest coral reef system — has been dying off at record rates due to coral bleaching, a new report ...

Australia's Great Barrier Reef experiences worst coral die off - India Today

Scientists have blamed the warm sea for killing two-thirds of of a 700-km stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever recorded on the Great Barrier Reef. The World Heritage site suffered the most severe bleaching during March and ...

Australia Boosts Spending to Keep Great Barrier Reef off "in Danger" List - Scientific American

SYDNEY, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Australia will spend A$1.3 billion ($965.3 million) in the next five years to improve the water quality and wellbeing of the Great Barrier Reef to prevent the World Heritage Site being placed on the United Nation's "in danger ...

Federal Government to intervene in land-clearing that could harm Great Barrier Reef - Courier Mail

THE Turnbull Government has announced it will use its powers to stop Queensland farmers clearing land in an effort to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg yesterday promoted his powers to intervene in any land-clearing ...

Great Barrier Reef May Figure In UNESCO's 'Danger List' - NDTV

The Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest coral system off the coast of Australia, is at a high risk of being included in UNESCO's 'World Heritage in Danger' list, an official said on Friday. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Steven ...

P&O Cruises and The Good Beer Co. want you to drink beer to save the Great Barrier Reef - the AU review (blog)

Look, despite what people like Pauline Hanson may try and show you, the historic Great Barrier Reef is in trouble, and it has been for quite a number of years. While the issue remains a hotbed of contention for politicians, conservationists like those ...

Great Barrier Reef 'not dying', Australia insists - Times of India

SYDNEY: The Great Barrier Reef is "not dying", Australia insisted Friday as it updated UNESCO on efforts to protect the natural wonder while scientists blasted a lack of urgency in dealing with climate change. Canberra last year narrowly avoided the UN ...

The government's report on the Great Barrier Reef is a 'dog ate my homework' moment - The Guardian

'A combination of fossil-fuel driven global warming and El Nino saw the reef's water temperatures skyrocket, which caused the worst mass coral bleaching the reef had ever faced.' Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images. Great Barrier Reef · Opinion ...

Great Barrier Reef report to UN shows the poor progress on water quality - The Conversation AU

Water quality is one of the biggest threats facing the Great Barrier Reef. Tatters ❀/Flickr, CC BY-NC. Great Barrier Reef report to UN shows the poor progress on water quality. December 1, 2016 11.55pm EST. Jon Brodie. Author. Jon Brodie. Professorial ...

Reef could be listed as in danger: minister - Sky News Australia

There's an increased risk the Great Barrier Reef will end up on a list of World Heritage sites in danger but the Queensland government still hopes to ward that off. The Queensland and federal governments have sent their latest update on reef protection ...

Great Barrier Reef report in, scorecard pending - ABC Online

The Federal Environment Minister has defended the amount of money being set aside to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. A joint state and federal report has been handed to UNESCO, to update the organisation about what Australia is doing to improve ...

Is The Great Barrier Reef Really Dying? How Farm Chemicals And Sediment Affected Australia's Ecosystem - International Business Times

Just days after researchers announced the largest-ever recorded die-off of the Great Barrier Reef, a government report to UNESCO released Thursday noted that farm chemicals and coastal sediment flowing into the waters were the biggest threats to the ...

Barrier Reef at risk of winding up on UNESCO 'danger' list, Queensland Government says - ABC Online

The Queensland Government says it is possible the world heritage body UNESCO could place the Great Barrier Reef on its "in danger" list, because of failure to secure key sustainability requirements.

No new funding or climate commitments in Great Barrier Reef update - The Sydney Morning Herald

An Australian government update on what it is doing to protect the wounded Great Barrier Reef includes no new funding and no new commitments to tackle the biggest threat to its health, climate change. The update to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre ...

Two-thirds of Australians think reef crisis is 'national emergency' – poll - The Guardian

A scientist assesses coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Australians support strong measures to protect it, a poll shows. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn ...

Australian Waters Are “Cooking” Coral to Death, Causing Worst Ever Die-Off - Futurism

One stretch of the Great Barrier Reef that measures 700-km (435 miles) long has been depleted by two-thirds, the largest die-off ever recorded. Scientists estimate a 5-10 year recovery period for that area of the reef, barring another bleaching event.

Great Barrier Reef Threatened by Climate Change, Chemicals and Sediment - New York Times

A scientist assessing coral mortality on a section of the Great Barrier Reef in an undated photograph. A new report from the Australian government paints a grim picture of the scale of protecting the 1,400-mile-long reef. Credit Andreas Dietzel/ARC ...