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.
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.
An Australian agency approves dumping as much as 3 million cubic meters of dredge waste in park waters.
A training exercise goes awry near the Great Barrier Reef. Continue reading →
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 →
Ocean acidification and temperature change are double the trouble for coral reefs. A new experiment looks at both.
The latest work on frozen coral embryos and sperm will preserve staghorn coral from the Great Barrier Reef.
Underwater umbrellas are proposed in a study of how to protect coral reefs from climate change.