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#great barrier reef

# great-barrier-reef - Friday 30 August, 2019

Australia downgrades long-term outlook for Great Barrier Reef to 'very poor'

“Climate change is escalating and is the most significant threat to the Region’s long-term outlook.”

# great-barrier-reef - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Australia pledges over €300 million to protect and restore Great Barrier Reef

The World Heritage-listed site is reeling from significant bouts of coral bleaching.

# great-barrier-reef - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Great Barrier Reef corals experiencing 'catastrophic die-off' as result of global warming

30% of the coral in the area were lost between March and November 2016 as a result of an extended marine heatwave.

# great-barrier-reef - Monday 29 May, 2017

The Great Barrier Reef is dying faster than expected - and there's little we can do to save it

Rising sea temperatures are killing off the coral rock.

# great-barrier-reef - Monday 10 April, 2017

'Zero prospect' of recovery after Great Barrier Reef decimated by the heat and Cyclone Debbie

The damage caused by Cyclone Debbie could be severe, say scientists.

# great-barrier-reef - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Fears cyclone will turn parts of Great Barrier Reef into 'underwater wasteland'

Ongoing inclement conditions mean the extent of the damage from Debbie is not yet known.

# great-barrier-reef - Friday 8 January, 2016

There's a killer robot patrolling the Great Barrier Reef

And starfish are quaking. The brilliantly-titled Crown of Thorns Starfish robot is systematically killing starfish that are upsetting the eco-system

# great-barrier-reef - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

11-year-old boy wading in knee-deep water mauled by shark

It is the second attack on the Great Barrier Reef in four days.

# great-barrier-reef - Friday 3 July, 2015

Sit back and let this sea turtle with a GoPro give you a tour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef

The video campaign aims to raise awareness of the reef.

# great-barrier-reef - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Australia has been given eight months to fix the Great Barrier Reef

The UN has warned that a “business as usual approach is not an option”.

# great-barrier-reef - Sunday 21 July, 2013

US jets drop bombs on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Officials from both the US and Australia have said there was no harm done to the environment.

# great-barrier-reef - Saturday 4 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added man getting swallowed by a hippo

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Great Barrier Reef status as 'natural wonder of the world' under threat

The UN says Australia hasn’t done enough to tackle concerns about rampant coastal development and water quality at the world heritage site.

# great-barrier-reef - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral since 1985 - study

A comprehensive new study shows that an area equating to more than twice the size of Wales has been lost in coral cover over the past 27 years.

# great-barrier-reef - Thursday 23 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge Survey to give fascinating glimpse into life on barrier reef Under The Sea

Survey to give fascinating glimpse into life on barrier reef

The survey will officially launch in September, using images broadcast on Google Earth and Google Maps taken of the coral reef with a special panoramic camera.