Latest Great barrier reef posts


Coral reefs of the world are sending us a sign and it's not too late to listen

In recent decades, the vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef, and many other coastal reefs around the world, has been dulled by a phenomenon known as coral bleaching, where coral loses its bright colours and turns white. This is how it occurs.


Not declaring the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’ only postpones the inevitable

​After much anticipation, the World Heritage Committee on Friday decided against listing the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger".


Environmental News Roundup: Here's Some of the Stories You Might Have Missed

Iceland has stopped whaling in 2020, cities are being reimagined for people and an Australian proposal for a sustainable energy grid!


How A Visit To The Great Barrier Reef Taught Me That Travel Can Help Fight Climate Apathy

Travel sparks a range of emotions, which are all usually positive but for the climate conscious traveller guilt can also creep in. Here’s how we can use travel as a force for good.


Is It Too Cheap To Visit The ‘Priceless’ Great Barrier Reef?

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s finest natural wonders. It’s also extraordinarily cheap to visit – perhaps too cheap.


Climate Council: Climate, Health And Economics Are Against Carmichael Mine

Every reason the Carmichael Mine shouldn't go ahead.


The Great Barrier Reef Isn’t Dead (Yet). Here’s What’s Really Going On.

​Last week, an obituary for the Great Barrier Reef went viral - but it was more than a little premature.


There Are Bright Spots Among The World’s Coral Reefs – The Challenge Is To Learn From Them

Sometimes it pays to look on the bright side.


Ellen DeGeneres Joins The Fight For The Reef

Why Ellen DeGeneres’s reminder isn’t enough to stop our government forgetting the Reef