Australia said Tuesday it will strongly oppose a Unesco plan to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" over deterioration caused by climate change.
Researchers trying to save the Great Barrier Reef are attempting to cool the unusually warm sea temperatures using ‘cloud brightening’, a geo-engineering technique designed to reflect more of the sun’s rays away ...
The robot would serve as a "robo reef protector" for the vast World Heritage site off Australia's northeastern coast.
Australia's Great Barrier Reef will receive A$500 million ($379.10 million) in new funding to restore water quality and protect the coral from starfish attacks, government ministers announced on Sunday.
Australia on Monday announced a plan to invest 60 million dollars (48 million US dollars) towards saving corals in the Great Barrier Reef.
A 75-year-old Japanese tourist died snorkeling on Australia's Great Barrier Reef on Wednesday, the fourth tourist to die on the reef in the past few weeks, it was reported.
Australia will spend A$1.3bn ($965.3mn) 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 Nations "in danger" list.
Mass coral bleaching has destroyed at least 35% of the northern and central Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists said on Monday, a major blow to the World Heritage Site.
Australian scientists managing the Great Barrier Reef have lifted their emergency response to the highest level following the publication of video footage of damage caused by coral bleaching.
An 11-year-old boy swimming in the waters of Australia's Great Barrier Reef was mauled by a shark, the second attack in the area in four days.