Stories tagged: Great Barrier Reef
Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
The government agency that manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has downgraded its outlook for the corals’ condition from “poor” to “very poor” due to warming oceans.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:17 p.m.
The damage caused in recent years to the Great Barrier Reef by ocean heat waves has compromised the massive reef’s ability to recover, and climate change could make the problem …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
A helicopter carrying American tourists crashed at a coral-viewing site on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, killing two and injuring two others, police said.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Last year the Great Barrier Reef saw unprecedented bleaching due to extremely warm ocean temperatures. It was the reef’s third and worst severe bleaching event. But now, scientists say, yet …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 5:30 a.m.
Warming oceans this year have caused the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, scientists said Tuesday.