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Oct 28, 2014 01:45 PM ET // AFP
The government's plans to protect the Great Barrier Reef can't prevent its decline, the country's pre-eminent grouping of natural scientists said Tuesday.
Mar 6, 2014 08:00 AM ET // AFP
The rapid pace of global warming and the slow pace of coral growth may mean the reef is unlikely to evolve quickly enough to survive.
Jan 31, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
An Australian agency approves dumping as much as 3 million cubic meters of dredge waste in park waters.
Jul 22, 2013 12:34 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A training exercise goes awry near the Great Barrier Reef. Continue reading →
Jun 21, 2013 02:55 PM ET // Christina Reed
UNESCO gave Australia a reprieve of one year to determine whether the country is taking enough protective measures to keep the World Heritage Site from being labeled as a site "in danger." Continue reading →
Dec 8, 2010 10:40 AM ET // Tim Wall
Ocean acidification and temperature change are double the trouble for coral reefs. A new experiment looks at both.
May 19, 2011 01:56 PM ET // Tim Wall
The latest work on frozen coral embryos and sperm will preserve staghorn coral from the Great Barrier Reef.
Nov 27, 2012 03:00 AM ET // Tim Wall
Underwater umbrellas are proposed in a study of how to protect coral reefs from climate change.